I am part of this city, and it is part of me

by Rowan - Gaza, Palestine These are pictures of a city that is frequently mentioned on the news, often sad news, wars, siege, power and water cuts... This is my beautiful city of Gaza, part of the state of Palestine, with an area of 360 square kilometers, with a population of approximately 2 million. I … Continue reading I am part of this city, and it is part of me

Drive!

By Rawan, Libya It was a cool summer day, unlike other summer days with no electricity, breeze or anything special. This day was the opposite, as it had all of these things, especially something special. My brother, Anis, had just opened the garage of our house to introduce a new friend, my first car! It took … Continue reading Drive!

The Ever-Moving Kind by Ala Oueslati – Tunisia

The world has never been as connected as it is today. We defied space – and soon maybe time – and made it easier than ever to cross border, travel thousands of miles away, discover a land far away from home, and meet people different from us. This is the world we have known for … Continue reading The Ever-Moving Kind by Ala Oueslati – Tunisia

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

Tunisia, my home by Siwar Terboubi, Tunisia – Photo Essay –

Here you will find pictures of Tunisia and some of its traditions. What can I possibly tell you about the country I'm proud to call HOME? Most of us dress like in Europe, we do, however, have a lot of beautiful traditional clothes that we wear on special occasions.  We have, what I can judge … Continue reading Tunisia, my home by Siwar Terboubi, Tunisia – Photo Essay –

FOOD by Avery Robinson, Israel – Photo Essay-

I see a lot of food photography these days, and most of it, including my own, is of unblemished dishes. The ripest fruits, the most succulents heirloom vegetables, perfectly glazed and dusted sweets, etcetera etcetera. But what about the food we actually eat? What does that look like? We savor the uneaten perfection, but rarely … Continue reading FOOD by Avery Robinson, Israel – Photo Essay-