Life Story by S. from Gaza, Palestine

In 2012 I traveled to Egypt with my brother and stayed in Moqtam. When I was there I learnt a new principle in life: First of all, I learnt how to deal with people from different backgrounds. For example, I made friendships with Christian girls. I loved all of them, I learnt how I could … Continue reading Life Story by S. from Gaza, Palestine

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“We Are Here” by Amit Meyer, Israel.

It’s getting quite late, and the sun has long set behind the Bosporus Bridge. As the metro carries me to Atatürk Airport, it seems quite improbable that only a few hours earlier I had been part of something so big. Inside my head, I run the names and faces of the strong, beautiful individuals I've … Continue reading “We Are Here” by Amit Meyer, Israel.

People, Culture, Traditions by Kaoutar, Morocco – photo essay –

I decided to share with you these pictures about my people, my country, and my culture. This includes women, men, youth, landscapes, monuments, outfits, and traditions. When I think of my country, I always think of  'simplicity'. People in my country are simple. We want a better life, and we try our best to work … Continue reading People, Culture, Traditions by Kaoutar, Morocco – photo essay –

Suspended In The Twilight Zone, by Sharona, Israel.

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.

Love and Sympathy by Motasem, Syria – photo essay –

Love and sympathy are embedded within us. I went to the zoo many times in my life and I haven't felt anything special while I am there before, but this time was completely different. Although I went with my cousins who kept on saying to me “Come, let us have fun and take a look at … Continue reading Love and Sympathy by Motasem, Syria – photo essay –