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.
In 2008 I was coming back from Germany after finishing my masters. I flew from Berlin to Prague and then from there to Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv. After landing at the Prague airport, I was trying to find how to get to my gate. While doing so I was stopped by an old woman who … Continue reading A Flight To Remember, by Mira, Palestine
Not long ago, I backpacked through South America with my best friend. Little did we know that this adventure would direct our futures later on. I could think on hundreds of stories from this journey to tell you but I have chosen this one, the closest one to my heart. During our trip we made many … Continue reading A Life changing trip by Anabel Rivera, Israel
Just yesterday, I found myself in the middle of yet another Facebook debate, and of course it had to do with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (I know, I know, WHY do I even engage?!). Going into it, I somewhat knew how the conversation would unfold: Me: “Well you know, try to look at it from this … Continue reading What it’s like being an “outsider” inside the Israeli-Palestinian conflict By Aurelia Roddy, United States
“Study the past if you would define the future” – Confucius Before we talk about today or tomorrow, we think it’s necessary to write a bit about the past. A major part of the misunderstanding between Israelis and Palestinians is that we aren’t taught the same version of historical events. We may have been … Continue reading Where We’re From by Tamar and Khalil from Israel and Palestine