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Class of 2019

It was not so long ago when their journey began and today, 13 years later, we are proud to celebrate the achievements of our Grade Twelve pupils as Tabeetha Graduates of 2019. Every graduation is bitter sweet. It is a time to look back on lessons learned, adventures shared, on [...]

Primary Graduation 2019

Moving on to secondary school is a milestone in our Grade Six pupil’s lives. It might look easy, just coming downstairs but it is a big change. A new transition programme made sure they visited the secondary school to have a dummy run of what it will be like [...]

Tabeetha School -Embracing Diversity

Tabeetha was the vision of Jane Walker-Arnott who founded the school in 1863 beginning with 14 Christian, Jewish and Muslim girls. Jane died in 1911 and left the school to the Church of Scotland which have run it ever since. Today, 330 boys and girls from different backgrounds and faiths ,study, work [...]

A Visit to Miss Walker-Arnott’s School in Jaffa

The following article was published in 1879 in the "Life and Work" Magazine of the Church of Scotland. Miss Walker Arnott went to the East for health. While in Jaffa (the ancient Joppa) she was much interested in some of the children, and began to teach them. From these small beginnings her undertaking has grown [...]

2019-03-25T08:32:47+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Articles and Interviews, Media Coverage|0 Comments

The Israeli School where children of all faiths learn side-by-side

An article written by Claire Hajaj, the daughter of former Tabeethan, Mahmoud Hajaj, talking about Tabbetha's legacy and and the special friendships it creates. "I first heard from Tabeetha School last year after publication of my novel Ishmael's Oranges, based on my parents' unlikely marriage. It unleashed a torrent of emails from ex-Tabeethans, who had [...]

2019-01-21T08:01:07+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Articles and Interviews, Media Coverage|0 Comments

Jaffa teens to represent Israel at Model ICC in Poland

An article by Ron Friedman , December 2009, Jerusalem Post Jewish, Christian and Muslim high school students from Tabeetha School in Jaffa will be leaving for Krzyzowa, Poland, on Thursday to participate in a Model International Criminal Courts project. The Tabeetha students will join up with students from the West Bank towns of [...]

2019-05-24T08:25:16+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Articles and Interviews, Media Coverage|0 Comments

Running for Peace

The Second Arab-Jewish Race organised by “Runners Without Borders” was held on November 9th 2018 in Jerusalem. The goal of the race was to strengthen the connections between the eastern and western parts of Jerusalem and encourage cooperation between the Arab and Jewish population. Peace and coexistence are a way of life at Tabeetha, [...]

2019-01-10T11:14:17+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Articles, Articles and Interviews, Blog|0 Comments

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