Hand in Hand co-Founder, Lee Gordon to Visit Ithaca
September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmfree
Ithaca Area United Jewish Community welcomes Lee Gordon to Ithaca. Gordon is co-founder of Hand in Hand: Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel, an Israeli non-profit organization that has created a network of integrated public schools serving Arab and Jewish children. Starting with just 50 students in 1998, Hand in Hand now has six campuses and over 1850 Jewish and Arab students attending, and is making a growing impact in Israel for Jewish-Arab partnership and coexistence.
Co-sponsors for this event are Congregation Tikkun v’Or, Temple Beth El, Al-Huda Islamic Center, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Area Congregations Together, and Ithaca College Hillel. A second public presentation will take place on the Ithaca College campus on Monday, September 23rd.