We are all humans, with blood and feelings. When words come from our authentic heart, this will reach out to other people’s hearts and minds. I believe in change, I want to make a change in my community and other communities, I want to show all the world my story as a Palestinian refugee. I … Continue reading From Pain Into Action
By Sam, Palestine After graduating from university in 2015, I spent three years moving around the cities of the West Bank, unemployed and looking for a job or any other opportunity. Given the situation of favouritism and nepotism in my country, all my attempts meant nothing, and I lived three years in a bubble of … Continue reading The Change Just Started / A Palestinian refugee between the hammer of pain and the anvil of hope
By Mazen, Palestine Actually, I am not exactly sure why we are refusing it; however, when digging deeper into Palestinian media parties you will find a kind of Schizophrenia. Let me tell you how! We, as Palestinians, are divided into political, social, economic and religious groups, therefore we still do not know what we want … Continue reading Deal of the Century: Why We Refuse!
"This land is a land of peoples who each have their own memories. As a Christian who is part of a community with a living presence here of 140 years, we too, have a memory as a community. A community of sisters who have served the Arab community who had lived here in this village, and … Continue reading Notre Dame De Sion by Clody, Israel
When I was 22, I traveled to South-East Asia for almost 6 months. It’s very common for young Israelis to travel to remote places of the globe after finishing their army service. As the army is mandatory in Israel, many of us feel the urge to look for some kind of freedom after two or … Continue reading Meeting my other by Shelly Dotan, Israel
Nothing prepares you for that moment when someone looks you in the eye and tells you they have lost a loved one to this war. No psychology degree can teach you how to keep your lungs and heart going when you know you've got nothing… Nothing to say or do that could bring their mother, … Continue reading Death and All His Friends – YaLa in Jordan
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