By Itamar Hauser, Israel For the first time in its history, Israel will go for a second election to parliament on September 17th, 2019, after the last elections’ results, from April 2019, and the following negotiations between the parties did not yield a 61-strong majority coalition in a 120 seat parliament. Personally, I used to … Continue reading Israeli Elections: The Fallacy of the Biggest Party
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
Women from all over the Middle East are speaking up – for education, safety, equality, for their freedom of speech. They come from Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Morocco, Algeria and Sudan, but they are united in commitment to be the voice of the voiceless.
Between the first breath we take and the last breath, the life in between is full of chances. When we come to this world, it’s our chance to live and live well. When we meet people, it’s our chance to know them and to make friends – to share part of our life with them, … Continue reading Life is a chance, chase it! by Hannen, Palestine
It was a sunny day in the late weeks of summer 2011 in the center next to the old port of the French city of Marseille. A group of independent musicians, with the help of donors, organized a small concert for charity to gather donations for the Palestinian children. Palestinian flags and Banners were lifted … Continue reading Oh, The Kind Nation by Mouad Belahcen, Morocco
Last year Israel experienced its biggest storm in 50 years. Jerusalem was sieged, Tzfat was knee-deep in snow and cars were stranded on highways that shut down without warning- no one was ready for the extreme weather (Israeli standards, yes?). I wasn’t ready either. I knew it was coming, but between work and previous obligations, … Continue reading Tel Aviv to Switzerland in 2 Hours. By Car. By Udi Goren, from Israel