You Can Still Be Yourself by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

When I was a kid, my mother used to advise me not to talk to strangers. She would tell me stories of kids who were kidnapped or poisoned once they welcomed a friendly talk by someone they encountered in the street. That’s why I would walk on my way to school all alone head to … Continue reading You Can Still Be Yourself by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

Be Whoever You Want To Be! by Samah Eitah, Israel\Palestine

An unrecognized Palestinian walking in Israel: I’m a Palestinian woman living within the Israeli borders. I wasn’t religiously dedicated throughout my life. I've had my ups and downs. If you are a woman, Arab Palestinian who is included in the Israeli borders you are more likely to face doubled judgmental looks, racism, discrimination and harsh … Continue reading Be Whoever You Want To Be! by Samah Eitah, Israel\Palestine

The Value of Imagination by Sara Haddou Amar, Morocco

 Since my childhood education was a necessity in our family, the very reason to live. We should study hard, be the best and have good grades. Money was not an issue when it came to books or extra-classes, especially classes related to science and mathematics. I have never questioned this "Program" we lived in, it … Continue reading The Value of Imagination by Sara Haddou Amar, Morocco

Timing is Everything by Atef Amri, Tunisia

Reading other people’s stories, I realize how hard it is to have grown up in war zones, conflict areas, and to have gone through major losses. As for me, I did not grow up in a conflict zone and did not see loved ones die at my sight but I still believe that my life … Continue reading Timing is Everything by Atef Amri, Tunisia

Shoes on the Danube by Or Avrahami, Israel

It was my summer vacation in 2013. It was about a year after my army service and I was thrilled to plan my vacation with a good Polish friend I met while traveling. We decided to meet in Budapest, Hungary. Two Israeli girls and two Polish girls, quite a combination. You can imagine that travelling … Continue reading Shoes on the Danube by Or Avrahami, Israel