Foreign in a wonderland by Koral, Israel

I have always had this dream of going abroad, but not just visiting. I had this dream of living and experiencing what's different, going to an American school, and living with an American family. About 3 years ago I had the chance to make this dream become true. I applied to an exchange program and … Continue reading Foreign in a wonderland by Koral, Israel

The Teachings of Salaam by YULIA GLICH

ISRAEL — I was 10 years old when my parents took me to a celebration of Israel’s 50th Anniversary. I saw men and women dancing and singing, inviting the audience in a small Russian town to rejoice with them...

If you travel to the US, don’t get sick! by Yasmine Alice, Algeria

In the first day of the new year of 2017, I landed in Tucson Arizona. It was my first time in the United States of America. I was about to begin my semester abroad as an exchange student at the University of Arizona. I was full of energy and excitement, ready for all the adventures … Continue reading If you travel to the US, don’t get sick! by Yasmine Alice, Algeria

Coming Back by G. Israel

I remember looking through the windows of the bus, wanting to get off of it already. I wanted  to see my friends I haven’t talked to in a year. I was so excited. The moment I got off the bus, I started hugging everyone, I was so happy to be back. I was very excited … Continue reading Coming Back by G. Israel

A Muslim Was In The House | Q.A, Israel

At the young age of 16, during my youth exchange and study abroad year in the United States, I realized the value of seeking integrity before taking impulsive actions. Right before my trip, I decided to confront my parents about my decision to remove the hijab that I wore for about 5 years at the … Continue reading A Muslim Was In The House | Q.A, Israel

Life with Moe by Ofek Ravid, Israel

It was one of my days off on a sunny Sunday morning when I first met him. To be honest, I was not expecting to meet Moe that day. I was off to the big town of Sonora, a town of thousands  of individuals living in the mountains of central California. I was going to … Continue reading Life with Moe by Ofek Ravid, Israel

Fly Me to the Moon | Malak Altaieb, Libya

It all started in 2010 on the 16th of June at 6:00 am. My flight was about to take off to the United States of America, the land which many call the land of dreams. Not only was this my first time on a plane, but it was also my first time traveling to another … Continue reading Fly Me to the Moon | Malak Altaieb, Libya