This is Gaza, by S., Gaza, Palestine

At 2:35 AM I hold my phone, and stand in front of the window to took a picture of the landscape. As you see the picture is empty. The darkness covered it. I will not say "this is Gaza". Gaza is suffering from a terrible electricity crisis. This is not Gaza, in fact, this is … Continue reading This is Gaza, by S., Gaza, Palestine

Meeting the neighbors by Hadas David, Israel

I want to share with you my first encounter with Palestinian people. I am from Israel. Born and raised. Ever since I can remember, it has always on the table- us and them. Jews and Arabs. The endless conflict over land in the name of religion. I was raised by a center- right wing family, … Continue reading Meeting the neighbors by Hadas David, Israel

בין מיליטנטיות ל’מי שברך לחיילים’, יאיר אריאלי‎

לפני שנתיים וחצי השתחררתי מצה"ל. סה"כ מדובר בבשורה משמחת, כך יאמרו אחוז ניכר מהאוכלוסיה. במקרה שלי הדבר היה מורכב – חוויתי כמה חוויות משמעותיות ביותר במהלך שירותי, כאלה שלעיתים הקשו עלי את השיבה החלקה לאזרחות כל שנה באותה תקופה בני "שיעור ד'" חוזרים מהצבא ומשתלבים בתפקידים השונים שיש לישיבה להציע לתלמידיהם – הוא יהיה אחראי … Continue reading בין מיליטנטיות ל’מי שברך לחיילים’, יאיר אריאלי‎

Behind the gates of death, there is a new life, Ahmad, Gaza, Palestine

The cancer that raged through the body of Eman, 45, a Palestinian lady from the Gaza Strip, was not the end of her life or her soul. It was the beginning of a new life and a new hope, a story worthy of being followed by every woman in the world. I sat next to … Continue reading Behind the gates of death, there is a new life, Ahmad, Gaza, Palestine

I want you to be a man by Mohamed, Gaza, Palestine

The power was off while the dark sky was moonless, empty, except of some reconnaissance drones that I thought were bright stars in the dawn. Everything was pretty quiet, and everyone from my family inside one room of our small unpainted house was sleeping and snoring on their mattresses without blankets. The atmosphere was really … Continue reading I want you to be a man by Mohamed, Gaza, Palestine