The Foundation was created in 1998 to promote co-existence and equal opportunity in Israel through tennis.
Today it continues to encourage Jewish and Arab children to play tennis in a variety of programmes across the country, with new projects opening every year.
We now run eight tennis schools in the Arab sector, with a year round coexistence school in the coastal moshav of Beit Hananya.
More and more Arab and mixed Jewish/Arab teams of children compete in regional and national junior tennis tournaments, winning medals and making new friends.
Our Jewish and Arab coaches organise inter-school coexistence programmes where we invite the entire class from each school to learn tennis, play games and get to know each other.
We provide grants for young Arab players to become professional tennis coaches, and offer travel and coaching grants to young players showing potential.
Before taking to the stage in Tel Aviv’s in July, British pop star Sir Cliff Richard took to the tennis courts at the Nazareth Tennis School. An avid tennis fan and player, Sir Cliff donated funds in 2005 to help the Freddie Krivine...
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