Death and All His Friends – YaLa in Jordan

Nothing prepares you for that moment when someone looks you in the eye and tells you they have lost a loved one to this war. No psychology degree can teach you how to keep your lungs and heart going when you know you've got nothing… Nothing to say or do that could bring their mother, … Continue reading Death and All His Friends – YaLa in Jordan

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The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia

I was around 14 years old, living just like any teenager. A Tunisian girl from the countryside in the North of Tunisia who barely cared about politics, debates or things like that. I was following  all that was happening around me without really getting into details. Yet, I still remember that day as if it … Continue reading The new decades by Amal Tobich – Tunisia

Getting Out of My Shell by Bahdja Sehli – Algeria

When I was younger, my parents got divorced. with my mother we had to relocate to another far away city, where it was so hard for us to live. I faced many challenges there. I lost the life that I had before, and all my old friends. Simply, my childhood was very difficult, filled with … Continue reading Getting Out of My Shell by Bahdja Sehli – Algeria

How it all happened by Y. Yemen

On March 21st, a few hundred men who mainly came from the province of Saada in Yemen, and who were surrounding Sana'a, the capital, overran the city and within a few hours controlled every public facility in it. The men were gathering around the city for few weeks before they made their way inside it. … Continue reading How it all happened by Y. Yemen

On Being Foreign by Uri Eytan, Israel

Thoughts About Language On my first night in France, I dreamt about my childhood. It was a lively, tangible dream, intimately related to the deepest aspects of my personal identity. The details had all but faded away by now, but I can still remember sunrays shimmering in the fresh Jerusalem air, the feeling of another … Continue reading On Being Foreign by Uri Eytan, Israel