"Neighbors are way stronger than politicians", is what I thought moments after we left. It was an extremely hot day in the beginning of July 2012. I was 21 years old, and I had decided to go on an adventure with two friends – to hike throughout Jordan. Doing so was (and probably still is) … Continue reading Neighbors are way stronger than politicians by Jonathan Perry – Israel
I am Abdelrahman from Daraa, Syria, I've moved to Jordan since 4 years now. I chose to take some photos of the historical city of Jarash- Jordan, i hope you will enjoy it! This is just one example of the important work produced YaLa’s citizen journalists, a program funded by the European Union’s Peacebuilding Initiative … Continue reading JARASH by Abd Al Rahman Al Hariri, Syria-Jordan
GERMANY — When patriotism and self-identification as a refugee become obstacles to a new way of life, would it be time to make the important step from refugee to immigrant...
One of my main motivations in choosing to continue my studies and complete a MA Program was the knowledge that it was a cooperative program, with colleagues from both Jordan and Palestine. It was a two-year Program: one year in our home country, and one year abroad - Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian students all studying … Continue reading Perspective, by Natalie Goldshtein, Israel
28/July/2016 A few days ago there was a workshop that included a meeting about minorities in Jordan, the included minorities in this workshop were: Caucasians (Chechens and Circasians), Kurds, Pakistanis and Druze. I received the invitation as a Jordanian activist from Chechen ancestry living in Jordan. The topic of the workshop seemed interesting and caught … Continue reading I am Not a Minority | Alia Sito, Jordan
In the eye of the beholder … When the first YaLa assignment was announced, I started writing a few drafts about different prior experiences I’ve been through which I considered life changing experiences. I am a proud of myself for the things I have been through, feeling like I’ve seen it all: the good, the … Continue reading Travel story by Ehab Othman from Jordan
Jordan’s culture is a pleasant jumble of old and new, and Amman (its capital) has rapidly become one of the most sophisticated cities in the Middle East. Values & Traditions Jordan can be regarded as a typically Arab country, for its people are very warm, friendly and hospitable. Jordanians are typically happy to forgive … Continue reading Jordan Culture and Traditions by Sufian AlNweihi, Jordan