My Indian Guru by Adam, Israel

Jorge, an excitable, lanky teenager from Venezuela, volunteered in a slum on the outskirts of Delhi, India. Sometimes he would come with his friends to stay at our hostel in the city. Before his final weekend, he wanted to visit an acquaintance he had made. He told me about an ascetic at a temple in … Continue reading My Indian Guru by Adam, Israel

A Blind Date with My Wife by Shadi, Palestine

In Palestinian society, if you can’t find a girl to marry, you can ask your mother or sister to help you find a wife. One day, in 2010, I was working for a company in Ramallah as a call centre agent, when my phone began to ring repeatedly - it was my mother. I thought … Continue reading A Blind Date with My Wife by Shadi, Palestine