IMG_3544Daniel Levy, a senior student at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School of Greater Washington, takes Arabic at school with his Palestinian teacher, Hani Abo Awad; Daniel spends time in Israel every summer. … “Just seeing that in Israel, the Arabs are our neighbors,” he says. “I always thought it was crazy that while they do live next to us in Israel, I don’t speak their language. And while most of them, the ones living in Israel, do speak Hebrew, I thought, if I’m ever going to connect with them in any way, I need to speak their language.”  (

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