This is a series of pictures taken from different hidden parts of an Arab girl’s diary. Most women I have known in my country are having two or even three parallel lives so that they can satisfy their family and the society's expectation and then a "clandestino" life where a woman can think about herself … Continue reading Clandestine Attitudes by Rima, Tunisia.
Moses led his people through the desert on the journey to the Holy Land. Those who are coming now neither have a leader nor are coming for religious reasons. They are mostly Sudanese, Ethiopians and Eritreans who escape from their homeland because of war and violence. They regard Israel as a safe destination. This is … Continue reading The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany
At the young age of 16, during my youth exchange and study abroad year in the United States, I realized the value of seeking integrity before taking impulsive actions. Right before my trip, I decided to confront my parents about my decision to remove the hijab that I wore for about 5 years at the … Continue reading A Muslim Was In The House | Q.A, Israel
“Want to come with us to the synagogue we’re praying at?” “Okay.” What seems at first glance like an innocuous and rote question and answer, this exchange has stuck with me over the years. It was Shavuot night, 2014, Jerusalem, Katamon, at my family friend’s with whom I was staying for the holiday. Two other … Continue reading My First Egalitarian Prayer by Binny Zupnick, Israel
My name Is Asma Elbadawi, I am a Basketball player, Coach, Artist and spoken word poet from Sudan. I am also an activist: I am campaigning for the International Basketball Federation to extend its 2 year preliminary rule which allows players in turbans, hijabs, and other religious headgear to play, and to apply this rule … Continue reading Hijabs, Basketball and Equality by Asma Elbadawi, Sudan