Ambassador Shapiro Connects with fourth grade students at HAGAR, A Jewish-Arab multicultural school in BeerSheva
During Ambassador Shapiro’s full day visit to Beersheva He visit HAGAR, A Jewish-Arab Education for Equality' bilingual, multicultural school. As parents and community members partner in the educational process, HAGAR creates a community of Arabs and Jews who learn and work together towards a shared and peaceful future.
‪Ambassador Shapiro met with Hagar's team Ms. Hagit Damri Executive Director, Ms. Smadar Peretz School's principal, Dr. Akiva Leibowitz Attorney Afnan Abu Taha members of the board , and learned about Hagars activities and the school's unique pedagogical program including Embassy funded "Excelling Towards Peace” project.
Ambassador Shapiro also met with Hagar fourth grade students and engaged in vibrant dialogue answering questions about being an ambassador and inquiring about their hopes and dreams, and how the kids are Ambassadors of peace. The Ambassador donated English, Hebrew and Arabic books to the library of this unique bilingual, multicultural school.

Photo credit: Matty Stern/U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv‬‬
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