What is fair and what is not? Who gets to define that, control it or supervise it? Who gets to install it in this world? We sometimes tend to forget, or more likely, we tend to neglect some of the world’s most generous gifts: nature. Ain Drahem is a place known for being one of the … Continue reading Suffering Beauty by Wiem, Tunisia.
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
Moses led his people through the desert on the journey to the Holy Land. Those who are coming now neither have a leader nor are coming for religious reasons. They are mostly Sudanese, Ethiopians and Eritreans who escape from their homeland because of war and violence. They regard Israel as a safe destination. This is … Continue reading The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany
These pictures were taken on a Sunday morning in a public open space in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, where kids can play and enjoy nature freely. Now these might seem like pictures of ordinary kids, but they're not! If you live in Tunisia, you will notice the stressful situation they live in. First, these kids … Continue reading Childhood in Tunis, by Balkis, Tunisia
I was born in Sulaimanyah, Iraq in 1994. Not only is it a great city, but it has officially been recognized as the capital of enlightenment by the Kurdistan Regional Government. But at the age of 5 my father’s job forced us to move to Iran, and so we went to Sanandaj in 1999. I … Continue reading Darashish, and My First Lesson from a Stranger Abed-allah A. Baba from Iraq