A Woman’s Battlefield by Sacha Gorelik, Israel

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

On a Quest in Search of Purpose by Tom Sagiv, 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

Rana Bushreida, Unchosen Path, Libya

I was only a little older than 4 years when I started school. In comparison to other kids who usually start at 6 years old I was a baby. I was supposed to be a listener and repeat the first grade the following year, but my teacher, for unknown reasons, informed my parents that it … Continue reading Rana Bushreida, Unchosen Path, Libya

Into the unknown by Brianna Perez, USA/Israel

It was in 2011. The calming voice from the loud speaker murmurs words in the background, only a blur to me. A woman dressed in uniform stands in the aisle performing a safety routine as the airplane taxis to the runway. Everything is a blur in the background. My body is filled with sadness as … Continue reading Into the unknown by Brianna Perez, USA/Israel

Confessions of a Woman, Maryanne Samy, Egypt

My first confession The day: January 17 The year: 2016 It’s 5:16 am my time I am waking up from a nightmare right now I haven't been a good "woman" in society here I have repelled every social norm, I broke every rule And I confess now that the worst drawback in my country is … Continue reading Confessions of a Woman, Maryanne Samy, Egypt