Walking through the Holocaust Memorial by Noorjahan Jemaa

My knowledge about the Holocaust mostly comes from my 77 year-old grandmother who talks now and then about what she remembers and what her dad told told her. I read about Holocaust survivors. I also read about concentration camps and prisoners if I I feel I can handle it. Saying these stories are touching would … Continue reading Walking through the Holocaust Memorial by Noorjahan Jemaa

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The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany

Moses led his people through the desert on the journey to the Holy Land. Those who are coming today don't have a leader and are not coming for religious reasons: they are mostly Sudanese, Ethiopians and Eritreans who escaped their homeland because of war, poverty and violence. They regard Israel as a safe destination. However, … Continue reading The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany

War changed my life by Motasem Arisheh, Syria

My story starts as every other story does as a calm, sunny day, I can still clearly remember that date and to be frank, who doesn't in Syria!! It was 16.12.2012 when I was at school and I received an urgent phone call from a friend warning me and said: "Don't go back home today, … Continue reading War changed my life by Motasem Arisheh, Syria

Peace in War by Sandra Ben Abdrabbah, Tunisia

A grandfather and grandchild relationship is always depicted as a unique connection with a special interaction between the two. You will always find a “Grandpa” who has the role of a storyteller while his grandchild is going to be his listener. This story is going to be about my wonderful grandfather. It doesn’t seem unreasonable … Continue reading Peace in War by Sandra Ben Abdrabbah, Tunisia

I’m going back to Syria! by Mohamed Salih Abubakr, Sudan

No, the war is not over. ISIS is not defeated, Assad didn’t step down, and all the dozens of terrorists groups are still destroying Syria. Which is why it was shocking for me to hear “I’m going back to Syria” from Mustafa, a Syrian refugee, who not only made it to a safe state, but … Continue reading I’m going back to Syria! by Mohamed Salih Abubakr, Sudan