Droplets of Shame by Karin Attia – Israel

For as long as I can remember, I’ve constantly qualified my identity. Israeli-Moroccan, American-Israeli, born in Israel, but raised in California as if I wanted to remove myself from my birthplace, from my heritage, from my grandparents refuge. Constantly putting a distance between my born identity and not wanting to be labeled as an occupier. … Continue reading Droplets of Shame by Karin Attia – Israel

Beyond Good and Bad by Livnat Segev, Israel

This story does not intend to choose sides, quite the opposite. Well aware of the complexity of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, this short story aims to add another perspective – to the other hundreds of already existing ones. The story I am about to tell you happened during the summer of 2012, in a center called … Continue reading Beyond Good and Bad by Livnat Segev, Israel

Truth, Dream or Fiction? by Noa Cohen, Israel

It was a weekend in 2012, when I came home to spend Shabbat (the Jewish day of rest) with my family in Haifa. At that time I was part of a one year volunteering program in which Israeli-Jews and Israeli-Bedouins worked together in educational frameworks around Be'er Sheva. My Bedouin peer was Dalila (pseudonym) - … Continue reading Truth, Dream or Fiction? by Noa Cohen, Israel

One Friday morning in Utopia by Moriya Rosenberg, Israel (Hebrew follows English)

Friday 3rd of march - I jump out of bed at 5 a.m. after a sleepless night and drive to Utopia. And trust me, not a single word in this sentence is an exaggeration. After a stereotype-busting Danish social experiment went viral on Facebook, (you can watch it HERE )  dozens of excited  groups called … Continue reading One Friday morning in Utopia by Moriya Rosenberg, Israel (Hebrew follows English)

Il était une fois, en terre promise, pendant une sombre période que beaucoup voulaient appeler la troisième Intifada… by Chloe Portheault, Israel

Il était une fois, en terre promise, pendant une sombre période que beaucoup voulaient appeler la troisième Intifada… C’était une période obscure durant laquelle la colère et la peur s’étaient associées et accouplées. Leurs enfants avaient un goût de sang et les enfants des hommes s’entretuaient car leurs parents et grand parents n’avaient pas su … Continue reading Il était une fois, en terre promise, pendant une sombre période que beaucoup voulaient appeler la troisième Intifada… by Chloe Portheault, Israel