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

About Borders and Prejudice, by Marwa from Sudan

It is said that where we find our hearts, we find our homes, but I see it as a limitation to hearts as well as to homes, just like limiting lands with borders and calling them countries. This is not a story of love and prejudice, but rather of geopolitics and globalization. It begins in … Continue reading About Borders and Prejudice, by Marwa from Sudan

Breaking Through The Borders by Abigail Levitt , Israel

It's the summer of 2014. Sirens are sounding and rockets are flying. With each one, I crouch down next to my bed, telling myself I don't really need to be worried, but praying just the same. Afterwards, I open up Facebook and read what Joujou is saying on the ""Palestine Loves Israel"" page . 'Just … Continue reading Breaking Through The Borders by Abigail Levitt , Israel

Love means Life by Weam, Syria

I was 15 years old when my dad passed away. He used to tell me that mothers and fathers never die, because I was afraid of losing one of them. Unfortunately I believed him.  I was a child. One day I opened my eyes to find that my dad had passed away. Since that day, … Continue reading Love means Life by Weam, Syria

Four hugs per day by Yaara Steiner, Israel

A person needs at least 4 hugs a day to stay sane. I read it somewhere. I was stationed in a dusty, remote base during my army service. I didn’t go home much and I was surrounded by cactus like girls who didn’t want me there. I didn’t want to be there either but it’s … Continue reading Four hugs per day by Yaara Steiner, Israel