Say Salam, say Shalom, make a change in the holy land… by Mohamed Sheriff, Gaza, Palestine

  I will start with the words of the prophet Mohammed who once asked his followers: “Do you want me to tell you about something you can do to spread love among you?” He said, “Spread the Salam (Salutation) among you.” I now have a new mission in my life thanks to a Jewish child … Continue reading Say Salam, say Shalom, make a change in the holy land… by Mohamed Sheriff, Gaza, Palestine

Breaking Through The Borders by Abigail Levitt , Israel

It's the summer of 2014. Sirens are sounding and rockets are flying. With each one, I crouch down next to my bed, telling myself I don't really need to be worried, but praying just the same. Afterwards, I open up Facebook and read what Joujou is saying on the ""Palestine Loves Israel"" page . 'Just … Continue reading Breaking Through The Borders by Abigail Levitt , Israel

Love means Life by Weam, Syria

I was 15 years old when my dad passed away. He used to tell me that mothers and fathers never die, because I was afraid of losing one of them. Unfortunately I believed him.  I was a child. One day I opened my eyes to find that my dad had passed away. Since that day, … Continue reading Love means Life by Weam, Syria

Swimming against the tide by Eleen Tibi, Israel

As an Arab girl living in Israel, I have seen so much racism on both sides of the Arab-Jewish tensions. Observing all of the incitement and militancy made me realize that peace is the best and only solution and that we should all embrace it. So I decided to be a peace builder and started … Continue reading Swimming against the tide by Eleen Tibi, Israel

A short dress is more dangerous than a knife, by Houda Laabadi, Morocco

I had just spent what I consider one of the best moments of my life: I went to the concert of one of my favorite bands with a group of amazing friends. It wasn’t extraordinary! It wasn’t life changing. But I felt alive, and that's all that really matters. I took the tram to return … Continue reading A short dress is more dangerous than a knife, by Houda Laabadi, Morocco