Whenever someone asks me about Algeria, my country, the first things that come to my mind are IDENTITY and DIVERSITY. According to Wikipedia, national identity is "the sum of the common peculiarities founding the cohesion and solidarity of people grouped together in an esteem considered as constituting a nation", well, Algeria will be defined as … Continue reading Diversity by Rim Menia, Algeria – Photo Essay –
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 –
There is this moment in life when you decide that you want to get out of your comfort zone. A moment when you decide to say yes to new opportunities, experiences and adventures. That moment of courage is truly life changing. About two years ago, I decided that I wanted to go on an exchange … Continue reading The Challenge of Change, by Sama Karram, Israel.
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 –
Growing up in Israel one quickly learns what the attitude towards “the Arabs” is. And you guessed right - it’s not always a positive one. Even though Arab-Israelis are 20% of the country’s population, when you grow up in Tel-Aviv, you don’t really see any Arabs and you certainly don’t have any Arab friends if … Continue reading My Future Trip To Beirut, by Itamar Hauser, Israel.