His Eyes by Or Avrahami, Israel

His eyes were dark black portraying some kind of calmness and turbulence at the same time. His eyes didn't tell a thing but if you looked longer than a few seconds, they said everything. I looked at them curiously, trying to understand who is this young man standing in front of me. He looked at … Continue reading His Eyes by Or Avrahami, Israel

The Invincibility of Love by Aya, Palestine (Gaza)

I'm afraid. There's bombing outside, is it a fourth war in Gaza? I hate wars! I used to be brave but not anymore. You know why? Because in the 2014 war a friend of mine suffered a big loss. She has a shocking and tragic story that happened right in front of our eyes. It … Continue reading The Invincibility of Love by Aya, Palestine (Gaza)

The Spark by Alon Nutkevitch, Israel

The flames cheerfully surrounded the dry Eucalyptus logs, which made a soothing crackling noises. Dozens of monkeys encircled us, playing between the trees, their screams drawing our attention to the miraculous nature around us in its never ending shades of green, all colored in this late hour with unified black. Even the too warm beer, … Continue reading The Spark by Alon Nutkevitch, Israel

Shoes on the Danube by Or Avrahami, Israel

It was my summer vacation in 2013. It was about a year after my army service and I was thrilled to plan my vacation with a good Polish friend I met while traveling. We decided to meet in Budapest, Hungary. Two Israeli girls and two Polish girls, quite a combination. You can imagine that travelling … Continue reading Shoes on the Danube by Or Avrahami, Israel

Thanks for Waking me Up by Zafer Sabbah, Palestine

It was the summer and I had spent the night studying for my last math exam the next morning. It was a very hard time. I was very stressed and a strange ominous feeling surrounding me. I was a student in the ninth grade, which is also called third preparatory class. That year, there was … Continue reading Thanks for Waking me Up by Zafer Sabbah, Palestine