Magnificence of Sidi Bou by Meriem Somai, Tunisia

I would like to share with you my favorite pictures that I took with my phone. They reflect the oriental taste of the Middle Eastern and Northern African countries. After coming back from the United States, I started looking at my country, Tunisia,  from a different perspective. I am proud that Tunisia is rich in … Continue reading Magnificence of Sidi Bou by Meriem Somai, Tunisia

The Birth of my First Dream by Doa, Palestine (Gaza)

I was speechless for more than 10 hours on Thursday, we were disconnected from the internet and the electricity was shut off. I tried to escape by bothering my brothers to buy some widgets, I went back and forth from sleeping and eating. Life was dead in the city where I live. This same day … Continue reading The Birth of my First Dream by Doa, Palestine (Gaza)

My First Christmas by Tamar Schechtman, Israel

I was born and raised in a quiet little town by the sea, far from borders and conflict and also far from cultural diversity. Other than a short exchange program in Germany during high school, I never actually met anyone who wasn’t Jewish. I knew nothing else. Though I was supposedly privileged, I felt deprived … Continue reading My First Christmas by Tamar Schechtman, Israel

Neighbors on vacation by Chaitze – Israel

Rivka and I had planned a vacation to Sinai (Egypt), but, the day before we were scheduled to leave, the Israeli government closed the Sinai borders due to a threat they had received. So, there went our vacation. There went our plans, and there went our money. I was sulking in my misery and self-pity … Continue reading Neighbors on vacation by Chaitze – Israel

Meeting my other by Shelly Dotan, Israel

When I was 22, I traveled to South-East Asia for almost 6 months. It’s very common for young Israelis to travel to remote places of the globe after finishing their army service. As the army is mandatory in Israel, many of us feel the urge to look for some kind of freedom after two or … Continue reading Meeting my other by Shelly Dotan, Israel