A Blind Date with My Wife by Shadi, Palestine

In Palestinian society, if you can’t find a girl to marry, you can ask your mother or sister to help you find a wife. One day, in 2010, I was working for a company in Ramallah as a call centre agent, when my phone began to ring repeatedly - it was my mother. I thought … Continue reading A Blind Date with My Wife by Shadi, Palestine

Yemeni Muslims and Jews start family, by Mokhtar – Yemen

Around July 22, 2009, some Jewish families moved from Raidah district, Amran province, to Sawan area in the Yemeni capital Sana'a, the place where I used to live. I happened to be neighbors with a Yemeni guy called Abdurrahman who got married to a displace Jewish woman called Laiah. Raidah, a Yemeni village in Amran province … Continue reading Yemeni Muslims and Jews start family, by Mokhtar – Yemen

A tale of war, love, and life by Marta Furlan, Israel

This story that I am going to share with you today is actually not mine, but my grandma’s. It’s a story that has stayed  with me throughout my childhood. It has been repeated over and over again at every Christmas dinner.I feel this story is such a big part of me that it is almost … Continue reading A tale of war, love, and life by Marta Furlan, Israel