Peace is possible by Hala Atassi, Syria – Photo Essay –

“Peace is possible.” That was the title of the community initiative on the day of world peace on November 21, this past year, led by the Junior Chamber International of Hamah City in Syria we participated in this special day. This initiative was sponsored by UNICEF and received media coverage, because of good organizing and … Continue reading Peace is possible by Hala Atassi, Syria – Photo Essay –

Protesting 50 Years of Occupation by Yahel Galili, Israel – photo essay –

To protest 50 years of Israel's ongoing occupation of the West Bank, a large rally was held in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square last night, Saturday May 27th 2017. Left wing politicians, artists and organization leaders got on stage to speak for peace and against the current government's choice not to promote it. They gathered in … Continue reading Protesting 50 Years of Occupation by Yahel Galili, Israel – photo essay –

Remembering Together, By Noa Bar

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

One Friday morning in Utopia by Moriya Rosenberg, Israel (Hebrew follows English)

Friday 3rd of march - I jump out of bed at 5 a.m. after a sleepless night and drive to Utopia. And trust me, not a single word in this sentence is an exaggeration. After a stereotype-busting Danish social experiment went viral on Facebook, (you can watch it HERE )  dozens of excited  groups called … Continue reading One Friday morning in Utopia by Moriya Rosenberg, Israel (Hebrew follows English)

On a Quest in Search of Purpose by Tom Sagiv, Israel

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