ISRAEL — Like veterans of war, women will exchange stories of stitches, scars, pain, and heroism. The way men recount their wartime experiences, exchanging tales of bravery and perhaps near fatal operations, is the way women will tell their birthing stories. I would like to share mine...
Another day of work comes to an end. You survived the last two hours of your shift; glancing at the clock every few seconds wishing the hands would go just a bit faster. 12:00, the office doors swish behind you as you walk out, fast enough to not waste another unnecessary moment there, but slow … Continue reading On a Quest in Search of Purpose by Tom Sagiv, Israel
Moses led his people through the desert on the journey to the Holy Land. Those who are coming today don't have a leader and are not coming for religious reasons: they are mostly Sudanese, Ethiopians and Eritreans who escaped their homeland because of war, poverty and violence. They regard Israel as a safe destination. However, … Continue reading The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany
The ancient side of Tunisia As everyone knows Tunisia is situated in the north of Africa which has made it in constant contact with other civilizations like Arabic, European, Berber and more. Thanks to this diversity, our culture and traditions are a mix of the basics of Arabs and the modernity of Europeans. While having … Continue reading A Walk in Tunisia by Mohamed Omar Attaaoui, Tunisia – photo essay –
Looking back at this whole time, it’s hard to tell when that “moment of revelation” was -- if it even existed. Sometimes the whole processing happens weeks or months after the actual events, and makes you feel and understand things differently. It sounds funny to tell the story of this very day when its importance … Continue reading Moment of Revelation by Naomi Elpeleg, Israel