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

Yala Young Leaders: Five years of changing lives and growing a family of young peace builders by Maroi Ech-Charkaouy from Morocco

At the end of 2012, I was feeling down for many reasons: studies, I had no goals in life, I had hardly any friends, but I mainly felt that I was not able to trust anyone. I was basically living day to day waiting for something new to happen. I was once part of this … Continue reading Yala Young Leaders: Five years of changing lives and growing a family of young peace builders by Maroi Ech-Charkaouy from Morocco

When having a leftist daughter becomes handy by Sarah Perle, Israel

Politically I would say that my family has the tragic tendency to be mainstream…  I say "tragically'' because nowadays, mainstream can mean slightly right wing and slightly racist. Not the kind of vocal and violent racism you see on YouTube videos, but the sneaky silent one that is a direct side-effect of fear and trauma. … Continue reading When having a leftist daughter becomes handy by Sarah Perle, Israel

Peace through Water – Megan Pettus, USA

At a conference this morning at the Institute for National Security studies in Tel Aviv, Israel, experts from various international organizations and nationalities discussed the water crisis that has been plaguing the Middle East since the beginning of time and the possible solutions. One audience member who had no prior connection to this issue marveled … Continue reading Peace through Water – Megan Pettus, USA

The Middle East After 10 Years of Peace, by Sara

The Middle East is always an area of troubles, and I do not know why. It’s its nature. If I am going to think about the future of Middle East after 10 years of peace, first of all, I hope it come true, and second, I want to talk about the future from my personal … Continue reading The Middle East After 10 Years of Peace, by Sara