Transparent by Kessem Adiv, Israel

  In the past four months, I have been teaching Hebrew twice a week to a group of social workers from East Jerusalem. They come to learn Hebrew (with an exceptional enthusiasm and determination, it should be noted), and I come to teach them Hebrew. At first, that was the atmosphere - I'm the teacher, … Continue reading Transparent by Kessem Adiv, Israel

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A Modern-Day Middle East Dialogue By Mohammed Al Adlani From Yemen And Khisal Al Baroudi From Syria

My name is Mohammed, I am from Yemen and, as part of the YaLa Academy’s Aileen Getty School of Citizen Journalism, I interviewed on June 7, 2016 another participant in the program - an awesome young woman from Syria. I got the impression she is suffering from a lot of pain given her difficult situation … Continue reading A Modern-Day Middle East Dialogue By Mohammed Al Adlani From Yemen And Khisal Al Baroudi From Syria

The things we have in common, by Dhia Elhaq Rzig from Tunisia

Dhia from Tunisia interviewed Raz from Israel as part of the YaLa Citizen Journalism program. This is what meeting the other looks like when both sides are ready to listen. Raz is not so different from your average Facebook user. Just like anyone else, his profile is adorned with a picture of himself and some … Continue reading The things we have in common, by Dhia Elhaq Rzig from Tunisia

Interview with an Illegal Immigrant by Taha Barakaoui From Tunisia

I met Mohamed in Palermo, Italy. Mohamed, 31 year old, is an illegal immigrant from Tunisia. He gently accepted to answer to my questions in a small bar at Ballaro market. -Tell me first about your childhood. What led you to think that illegal immigration was the only solution? I grew up in the countryside, … Continue reading Interview with an Illegal Immigrant by Taha Barakaoui From Tunisia