This Is Monumental….

Hagar Association is proud to announce the launch of a truly groundbreaking project that will change informal education in Beer Sheva and even the whole country. In partnership with the Israel Scouts, the Beer Sheva municipality and AJEEC’s Garanei Midbar gap year program, we will be piloting the very first Arab-Jewish Scout troop in Israel. […]

Meet a Hagar Family: the Russaks

The family members: Efrat and Amos, from Beer Sheva, and their three children– Yotam (3rd grade), Hadas (1st) and Noam (Kindergarten)– along with their assistance dog Pluto– have been a part of Hagar’s community for the last three yeas. Why Hagar? We chose Hagar, because we wanted our kids to get to know Arabs and […]

How Do You Teach Tolerance? The Challenge of Multicultural Education

By Karen Abu Adra, Deputy Director for Partnerships Why are you dressed like that and what ARE you doing here? Sarah is a young Muslim Arab teacher from East Jerusalem who wears the hijab. She teaches Arabic in a Jewish school in Jerusalem, a rarity anywhere in Israel but especially in the tinderbox that is […]