"A river watering the garden flowed from Eden; from there it was separated into four headwaters... The name of the third river is the Tigris; it runs along the east side of Ashur. And the fourth river is the Euphrates." (Genesis 2) A time came when my friends started leaving the nest and touring the world. I remember thinking … Continue reading Going to Eden by Yair Arieli, Israel – photo essay –
In this piece there are no intentions to compare the struggles of the two peoples. Both Palestinians and Israelis have had traumatic experiences. Both encompass a tremendous pain, which I do not intend to compare, assess or belittle. Both have youth who carry a very heavy weight on their shoulders, designed by nationalism, history, tradition … Continue reading Remembering Together, By Noa Bar
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 –
I decided to share with you these pictures about my people, my country, and my culture. This includes women, men, youth, landscapes, monuments, outfits, and traditions. When I think of my country, I always think of 'simplicity'. People in my country are simple. We want a better life, and we try our best to work … Continue reading People, Culture, Traditions by Kaoutar, Morocco – photo essay –
There was a little girl named Lele. She was her parents’ only daughter. Lele's parents pampered her with all sorts of things and had high hopes for her. She grew up to be an intelligent girl; she always got top grades and she was good at sports. All in all she was an ideal student. … Continue reading What Do They Think About Me, by Walla Shweiki.