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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 [...]
It is hard to believe we are well and truly through the final term of the school year. Of course, there is still much to tell you so enjoy our April-June 2019 Newsletter DONATE TO TABEETHA and help promote reconciliation, tolerance and harmony in the Middle East.
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 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 [...]
As we near the end of the second term at Tabeetha, we have a lot to report on. Have a look at our February-March 2019 Newsletter DONATE TO TABEETHA and help promote reconciliation, tolerance and harmony in the Middle East.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]