The history of Nabeul City, by Wassim Najjar – Tunisa [Photo Essay]

I have chosen to show you the most famous and symbolic monuments of my city. These pictures represent our past, the roots of Nabeul. The gate arc which was the door of the city, the pottery jar with the gigantic tree planted in it, and the giant orange plate. For us,these monuments were there from … Continue reading The history of Nabeul City, by Wassim Najjar – Tunisa [Photo Essay]

Synagogues, by Andrew Pico – Israel [Photo Essay]

I noticed recently how modest synagogues usually are. They hardly ever have much decoration, and if they do it's just a small picture here and there. The most elaborately decorated item is the cabinet where the Torah scrolls are stored, and even that is very simple. I noticed the difference more when I went into … Continue reading Synagogues, by Andrew Pico – Israel [Photo Essay]

Tunisia, my home by Siwar Terboubi, Tunisia – Photo Essay –

Here you will find pictures of Tunisia and some of its traditions. What can I possibly tell you about the country I'm proud to call HOME? Most of us dress like in Europe, we do, however, have a lot of beautiful traditional clothes that we wear on special occasions.  We have, what I can judge … Continue reading Tunisia, my home by Siwar Terboubi, Tunisia – Photo Essay –

Beyond Our Differences by Rahma Henchiri from Tunisia

Before I started working at Skaramagas refugee camp in Athens, I did not know what to expect from the children. Ever since I can remember, I have been hearing about the Yazidi-Arab tension; and thus, being an Arab myself, I was worried that my hopes of becoming the girls’ older sister would eventually turn to … Continue reading Beyond Our Differences by Rahma Henchiri from Tunisia

Literature in Danger by Rima, Libya

In 2013 a group of young students and I, at the University of Tripoli, created a book club. At first it was an initiative by the student union and another active team working at the university: the LES team. None of us knew anything about the each other, only the fact that we loved reading. … Continue reading Literature in Danger by Rima, Libya