Break Out of Your Shell by BASHAR

SYRIA — When you moved to a new country with another culture for your first time, you will feel alone. And maybe you spend more time alone, especially if you grew up and spent your first 24-years in a conservative city (Aleppo, Syria)...

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Everything is going to be OK, by Tal Gur- Arye, Israel

It was November 8th and I was in an apartment belonging to an American friend residing in Tel-Aviv. We were watching the news for hours, changing the channels back and forth between CNN and Fox-News in a white night of politics and hopeful anticipation. That night, me and my friends were surprised to learn that … Continue reading Everything is going to be OK, by Tal Gur- Arye, Israel

Solo Travelling By Maroi ECH-CHARKAOUY from Morocco

After spending a disastrous year at school where I was mentally traumatized by one of my male professors who always picked on me, I decided I needed a break. This professor simply picked on me because he did not like me, even though I was attending all classes, participating in all of his classes and … Continue reading Solo Travelling By Maroi ECH-CHARKAOUY from Morocco

The Tent by Thabit from Sudan

Among the thousands I saw every day in and around the Idomeni camp at the Macedonian border, I once encountered a young mother who I will never forget. She was, like many other refugees, men, women and children alike, walking the 25 km that separated them from the border.  I was walking, purposefully dealing with many … Continue reading The Tent by Thabit from Sudan