Zababdeh by George Da, Palestine

Zababdeh ( My village ) is a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank located 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) southeast of Jenin and 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from the Arab American University. The village of Zababdeh is home to about 3,000 inhabitants and is the only majority-Christian village in the northern West Bank, ruins found … Continue reading Zababdeh by George Da, Palestine

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FOOD by Avery Robinson, Israel – Photo Essay-

I see a lot of food photography these days, and most of it, including my own, is of unblemished dishes. The ripest fruits, the most succulents heirloom vegetables, perfectly glazed and dusted sweets, etcetera etcetera. But what about the food we actually eat? What does that look like? We savor the uneaten perfection, but rarely … Continue reading FOOD by Avery Robinson, Israel – Photo Essay-

Near the Sea by A. from Gaza, Palestine – Photo Essay –

Going near to the sea is a ritual for many of us, a tradition that begins with family holidays and long weekends with friends. Close your eyes and you'll probably be able to conjure up the sound of waves. Nothing can bring you more pleasure than being there. You don't need much more than a comfortable seat, … Continue reading Near the Sea by A. from Gaza, Palestine – Photo Essay –

Peaceful Jerusalem by Aliza Davids, Israel – PHOTO ESSAY

Jerusalem is the most calm and the most tense place all at once. It's also my favorite city to photograph. Tomorrow, May 24th, marks fifty years since the reunification of Jerusalem which was once split and partially controlled by Jordan. For the Jews this was a very significant event because they were finally able to … Continue reading Peaceful Jerusalem by Aliza Davids, Israel – PHOTO ESSAY

Jerusalem by John Emerezian

Each and every stone of the old city reflexes historical and spiritual inspiration. Each souvenir shop provides the old city’s inheritance. The holiest of all cities. Unforgettable experience and indescribable feeling. This is just one example of the important work produced YaLa’s citizen journalists, a program funded by the European Union’s Peacebuilding Initiative in order … Continue reading Jerusalem by John Emerezian