Meeting the neighbors by Hadas David, Israel

I want to share with you my first encounter with Palestinian people. I am from Israel. Born and raised. Ever since I can remember, it has always on the table- us and them. Jews and Arabs. The endless conflict over land in the name of religion. I was raised by a center- right wing family, … Continue reading Meeting the neighbors by Hadas David, Israel

The Teachings of Salaam by Yulia Glich, Israel

I was 10 years old when my parents took me to a celebration of Israel’s 50th Anniversary. I saw men and women dancing and singing, inviting the audience in a small Russian town to rejoice with them. I remember being startled. I was always told that Israel was an ancient nation. I read about what … Continue reading The Teachings of Salaam by Yulia Glich, Israel

Peace is possible by Hala Atassi, Syria – Photo Essay –

“Peace is possible.” That was the title of the community initiative on the day of world peace on November 21, this past year, led by the Junior Chamber International of Hamah City in Syria we participated in this special day. This initiative was sponsored by UNICEF and received media coverage, because of good organizing and … Continue reading Peace is possible by Hala Atassi, Syria – Photo Essay –

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 –

My Future Trip To Beirut, by Itamar Hauser, Israel.

Growing up in Israel one quickly learns what the attitude towards “the Arabs” is. And you guessed right - it’s not always a positive one. Even though Arab-Israelis are 20% of the country’s population, when you grow up in Tel-Aviv, you don’t really see any Arabs and you certainly don’t have any Arab friends if … Continue reading My Future Trip To Beirut, by Itamar Hauser, Israel.