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
"Extreme poverty is the best breeding ground on earth for disease, political instability, and terrorism." - Jeffrey Sachs Poverty, as conceptualized by leading economists and political scientists, is recognized as one of the more sustainable issues and one of the greatest global challenges facing the world today. Poverty eradication is considered an indispensable requirement for … Continue reading Pondering Poverty Eradication, by Ahmed Idrissi Noury, Morocco.
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 –
As the only daughter of Iranian immigrants to the United States, I felt fortunate to grow up in a warm community. In the 1970’s and 1980’s my family from both sides had sacrificed a lot to flee to the U.S., in order to escape persecution from the tight grip of the Iranian regime. My mom … Continue reading Suspended In The Twilight Zone, by Sharona, Israel.
Wouldn’t it be odd, if someday you stepped out of your little corner, out of the mist that’s been invading your existence and just rushed into the world without any precautions or early arrangements? Wouldn’t it surprise you to come across various facts that you’ve been ignoring for so long? How chilling it might be … Continue reading A Quest for Freedom by Firas, Tunisia – photo essay –