Nawroz Celebration By Akar, Kurdistan-Iraq – Photo Essay –

I still remember when we were refugees in Iran, there was a cultural event they called it Nawroz or the Nawroz celebration. On the evening of March 21st, people gathered, coming from miles away from the camps, collected wood and started a huge fire. My father wore a brown cloth and took me and my … Continue reading Nawroz Celebration By Akar, Kurdistan-Iraq – Photo Essay –

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 –

Make Universities Safe Again by Ayelet Kessel, Israel – photo essay –

It all started one morning, when one of my friends saw a sign posted on a board at a university building. The sign (pictured below) was a small, A4 sized white paper sheet, that contained this message: "In a complaint of sexual harassment that was filed by a Ph.D student and a research assistant against … Continue reading Make Universities Safe Again by Ayelet Kessel, Israel – photo essay –

Going to Eden by Yair Arieli, Israel – photo essay –

"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 –

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 –