Arab-Jewish preschool an island of sanity amid violence, parents say

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The Jaffa branch of "Yad b'Yad" or "Hand in Hand" in both Hebrew and Arabic is a school made up of four kindergarten and two first-grade classes that aims to respond to growing Jewish-Arab segregation and violence with mutual respect and open dialogue. Photo courtesy Hand in Hand.

The Jaffa branch of "Yad b'Yad" or "Hand in Hand" in both Hebrew and Arabic is a school made up of four kindergarten and two first-grade classes that aims to respond to growing Jewish-Arab segregation and violence with mutual respect and open dialogue. Photo courtesy Hand in Hand.

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JAFFA, Israel — Amid ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis, a school in this city seems more determined than ever to teach Arab and Jewish children about coexistence.