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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

Tabeetha School – a bright light in a troubled land

Today is UN International Day of Peace.  Prinicpal Margaret MacDonald spoke out about the virtues of Tabeetha School in Jaffa, Israel. She said 339 Christian, Jewish and Muslim children, aged 4-18, from all over the world rub shoulders on a daily basis, which helps foster a greater understanding of humanity in a country where divisions are [...]

2018-10-16T07:29:27+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Articles and Interviews, Media Coverage|0 Comments

Back to school again, meeting all our friends.

Going back to school is a special time for everyone - pupils, parents and teachers. At Tabeetha school, we are always excited to begin a new school year. Each year we strive to be better in helping our pupils reach their full potential. Recently I came across Vitaly Buchazki's book "How to raise [...]

2018-10-18T12:08:05+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Articles and Interviews, Blog|0 Comments

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