Opinion | Tunisian Elections: Between The Devil and Deep Blue Sea

By Nourjahen Jemaa Gara-Ali, Tunisia On the International Day of Democracy, September 15th, Tunisia had its Presidential Elections. Voters went to their polling locations to give their voices to the person they trust most. However, voter turnout reached only 45,02% despite 1 million people registering to vote in the months leading to the elections, according … Continue reading Opinion | Tunisian Elections: Between The Devil and Deep Blue Sea

Le changement climatique et l’énergie : Enjeux et Ambitions

By Sara AMAR, Morocco Le changement climatique et les énergies fossiles Les combustibles fossiles ont une large utilisation dans divers domaines d’activités. Les plus populaires sont la production d’électricité, les carburants de transport et la fabrication des produits comme les plastiques. Autres applications méconnus mais très fréquents sont dans le secteur des cosmétiques et voir … Continue reading Le changement climatique et l’énergie : Enjeux et Ambitions

Israeli Elections: The Fallacy of the Biggest Party

By Itamar Hauser, Israel For the first time in its history, Israel will go for a second election to parliament on September 17th, 2019, after the last elections’ results, from April 2019, and the following negotiations between the parties did not yield a 61-strong majority coalition in a 120 seat parliament. Personally, I used to … Continue reading Israeli Elections: The Fallacy of the Biggest Party

YaLa Cine Club: The Spy

By M, Syrian filmmaker I have just finished watching the first two episodes of a TV program called ‘The Spy’. These new series relates the story of the Israeli spy, Eli Cohen. I have been waiting to broadcast it as soon as Netflix announced the series. I was very curious to hear the story of … Continue reading YaLa Cine Club: The Spy

Élections israéliennes: Ni libres ni justes

Article écrit par Dvir Aviam, Israël  Les prochaines élections israéliennes sont un exemple de l'érosion continue de la démocratie dans la région. Bien que certains développements représentent un espoir pour la jeunesse, les élections ont mis en doute la prétention israélienne d’être la «seule démocratie du Moyen-Orient». Pour le lecteur non-informé, voici un bref résumé … Continue reading Élections israéliennes: Ni libres ni justes

Israeli Elections – Neither Free nor Fair

By Dvir Aviam Ezra, Israel   The upcoming Israeli elections are an example of the continued erosion of democracy in the region. While some developments represent hope for the young, the elections have cast into doubt the Israeli claim of being the 'only democracy in the middle east'. For the unaware reader, a short overview – … Continue reading Israeli Elections – Neither Free nor Fair

She lays down her sword

By Abigail Levitt, Israel The Knight in shining armour Takes her helmet off To reveal her golden hair Her powerful pelvis Her life-bearing womb She lays down her sword And washes away her sins She looks up at the stars At the tower At the rope Made of women's hair All the women who came … Continue reading She lays down her sword