From the north of Damascus to the south of Ola, and from the east of Sham and Naqab to Gaza and Sinai, they built an Empire. The Nabateans were smart people. They worked on copper mining , agriculture, and trade. They established sophisticated systems and lifestyles in this region thousands of years ago. At the time, these … Continue reading Nabatean Civilization by Ashraf, Palestine – photo essay –
As the only daughter of Iranian immigrants to the United States, I felt fortunate to grow up in a warm community. In the 1970’s and 1980’s my family from both sides had sacrificed a lot to flee to the U.S., in order to escape persecution from the tight grip of the Iranian regime. My mom … Continue reading Suspended In The Twilight Zone, by Sharona, Israel.
I rented a bike to visit the rice fields scattered around Ubud, the capital city of Bali, one of the most famous islands in Indonesia. I lost myself in a village little known to foreigners and rode quietly in snake-like streets that separated the rice fields from each other. The green and quiet was all … Continue reading My Story with The Super MOM! by Yasmine Alice, Algeria
I was sitting in my room on a Friday evening in my apartment in London. Curtains shut, my bag thrown on the floor as I came back from university with laundry waiting to be folded on my bed. Wrapped in a blanket, I reached for my computer and called my grandparents on Skype. I thought … Continue reading A Trip To The Past – An inteview of my grandparents- by Noa Bar, Israel
In 2008 I was coming back from Germany after finishing my masters. I flew from Berlin to Prague and then from there to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv. After landing at the Prague airport, I was trying to find how to get to my gate. While doing so I was stopped by an old woman who … Continue reading A Flight To Remember, by Mira, Palestine