Traditional Tunis

 By Imen, Tunisia I took these photos in the lovely Medina of Tunis, my favorite place in the city.   In these photos, you can see a young Tunisian guy who is working hard at a traditional job, which he inherited from his father. He's doing it with love and passion, and he was very … Continue reading Traditional Tunis

My First Christmas by Tamar Schechtman, Israel

I was born and raised in a quiet little town by the sea, far from borders and conflict and also far from cultural diversity. Other than a short exchange program in Germany during high school, I never actually met anyone who wasn’t Jewish. I knew nothing else. Though I was supposedly privileged, I felt deprived … Continue reading My First Christmas by Tamar Schechtman, Israel

The streets of Carthage by Ines Cherni – Tunisia [Photo]

These are a few of my favorite pictures of Carthage. These places mean a lot to me as I was born and raised in these streets and they occupy a huge part both in my memory and heart. During this school year I had to move away and I would always find myself going back … Continue reading The streets of Carthage by Ines Cherni – Tunisia [Photo]

When Kids Play with Fire by IBTISSAM CAHBOUNI

MOROCCO — On one Sunday morning, my father left very early to play his sport. My mother left the house too because she was enrolled in a training program. On her way, she used to take my little brother, who was then 9 years old, to a Sunday school. I woke up to my sister’s loud voice asking me what I was cooking and forgot in the oven. I was very shocked because I thought my sister was the one cooking in the kitchen and burnt what she was cooking. The smell was very bad...

Yom Kippour & Aïd al-Kebir

By Khloé, Je vous parle d’un temps, où Kippour et le ramadan….   Yom Kippour approche. Ce jour, le plus important dans le calendrier juif, sera suivi cette année par la célébration de l’Aïd al-Kebir, la plus importante du calendrier musulman. La proximité de ces deux dates réveille en moi bien des souvenirs. Lorsque je vivais … Continue reading Yom Kippour & Aïd al-Kebir