I really loved this exercise because I enjoy photography so much. Let me begin but guessing what your first reaction would be after seeing these pictures. You are probably going to say: " Well, she didn't take pictures of women, children or taxi drivers..." Indeed, I didn't. I have taken pictures of landscapes, because I want to … Continue reading Deserted Landscapes by Sandra, Tunisia.
Like veterans of war, women will exchange stories of stitches, scars, pain, and heroism. The way men recount their wartime experiences, exchanging tales of bravery and perhaps near fatal operations, is the way women will tell their birthing stories. I would like to share mine. A gush of water was when I knew the journey … Continue reading A Woman’s Battlefield by Sacha Gorelik, Israel
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