Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

In the summer of 2007, when I was 16 years old, I said goodbye to my family and flew with my classmates all the way to Poland to see the horror of what racism and discrimination can cause. For those who aren’t familiar with this subject, when WWII began, the Nazis planned to get rid … Continue reading Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

Four hugs per day by Yaara Steiner, Israel

A person needs at least 4 hugs a day to stay sane. I read it somewhere. I was stationed in a dusty, remote base during my army service. I didn’t go home much and I was surrounded by cactus like girls who didn’t want me there. I didn’t want to be there either but it’s … Continue reading Four hugs per day by Yaara Steiner, Israel

The Blue Eyes by Mohamad Elbakri, Lebanon

Down and high, it's how our life is going on; there is no stable emotion all the time. Everyone has down times when they feel upset, useless, and mad, and high times when they feel positive, active and happy, even when they face the same situation. I still remember that day when I was so down, … Continue reading The Blue Eyes by Mohamad Elbakri, Lebanon