The lost Moon, ‎A. Gaza/Palestine

The life we live in has two sides, good moments and bad moments, this is life. I remember that day well when I was in 7th grade and was preparing for my homework in order to present it to my teacher; my grandmother was very sick at that time. I was looking after her, she … Continue reading The lost Moon, ‎A. Gaza/Palestine

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

The strength comes from pain by Maroua, Algeria

Life is not a piece of sweet chocolate, life is much more complicated than that. It is a mixture of joy and sorrow and it can't just be always bright, there must be some darkness to complete the image of life and to appreciate it. You can't be strong in facing life issues if you … Continue reading The strength comes from pain by Maroua, Algeria

A light of Hope by H. – Gaza, Palestine

When I recall that year and how exactly it passed by, I am not sure if I should smile, sigh, or feel sorry. The year 2012 was the start of everything for me. I graduated in 2007, and since I’ve applied and participated in various programmes that were implemented for the new graduates. Not one … Continue reading A light of Hope by H. – Gaza, Palestine

They were Not the Enemy by Wassim Najjar, Tunisia

It was a relatively hot day for a winter; everything was calm as usual, the city sinking into its routine. He was seventeen at that time. He had heard rumors from friends in other districts, the media did not podcast a thing about the issue, but I felt it coming, tension was in the air … Continue reading They were Not the Enemy by Wassim Najjar, Tunisia

My Journey towards education and humanity by Sarah, Egypt

YaLa Young Leaders changed me. When I noticed the Facebook ads for the page the first time, I was about 22 years old and in my 6th year of medical school. It was interesting; the page was suggested by Facebook because one person I was following liked the page. I think it was a good … Continue reading My Journey towards education and humanity by Sarah, Egypt

The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia

I was around 14 years old, living just like any teenager. A Tunisian girl from the countryside in the North of Tunisia who barely cared about politics, debates or things like that. I was following  all that was happening around me without really getting into details. Yet, I still remember that day as if it … Continue reading The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia