Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

In the summer of 2007, when I was 16 years old, I said goodbye to my family and flew with my classmates all the way to Poland to see the horror of what racism and discrimination can cause. For those who aren’t familiar with this subject, when WWII began, the Nazis planned to get rid … Continue reading Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

My Favorite Story by Mouad – Morocco

I saw, in my dream that I was walking between foreign houses, holding many books. Each book consisted of many other books proliferating endlessly. Coming to a verse of any poem written inside the book, I fond myself looking at its poet's name. Then, I saw his face. I put the book down beside him … Continue reading My Favorite Story by Mouad – Morocco

A journey to the center of Tunisian youths’ minds by Lina Azaiez, Tunisia

It started on a hot August night in 2016. It wasn’t an ordinary night. I felt lonely and stressed; summer was almost over and it was time to say goodbye to my older cousins and to my brother. I needed something to prove my existence, that my opinions mattered, that I was alive in a … Continue reading A journey to the center of Tunisian youths’ minds by Lina Azaiez, Tunisia

Little Nissa in Big China by Iness Belleili, Algeria

As a child I was very curious and eager to discover things that were unfamiliar to me, which made my mom very mad most of the time as my explorations often ended up in disaster. I remember a time when I was five and I slept in our dog’s house while my parents were so … Continue reading Little Nissa in Big China by Iness Belleili, Algeria

WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU MAKES YOU STRONGER by Bridget, Tunisia

They say that time heals all scars, but I believe that time only makes the pain feel a bit less painful. However, the scar will always be hidden somewhere in your heart, and you will only notice it when an event or a memory triggers it. This is what I learned during the summer of … Continue reading WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU MAKES YOU STRONGER by Bridget, Tunisia