Neighbors are way stronger than politicians by Jonathan Perry – Israel

"Neighbors are way stronger than politicians", is what I thought moments after we left. It was an extremely hot day in the beginning of July 2012. I was 21 years old, and I had decided to go on an adventure with two friends – to hike throughout Jordan. Doing so was (and probably still is) … Continue reading Neighbors are way stronger than politicians by Jonathan Perry – Israel

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Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

In the summer of 2007, when I was 16 years old, I said goodbye to my family and flew with my classmates all the way to Poland to see the horror of what racism and discrimination can cause. For those who aren’t familiar with this subject, when WWII began, the Nazis planned to get rid … Continue reading Can a Smile Unite Us? by Tom Raz – Israel

The Ever-Moving Kind by Ala Oueslati – Tunisia

The world has never been as connected as it is today. We defied space – and soon maybe time – and made it easier than ever to cross border, travel thousands of miles away, discover a land far away from home, and meet people different from us. This is the world we have known for … Continue reading The Ever-Moving Kind by Ala Oueslati – Tunisia

A Personal Journey of Global Responsibility by Naama, Israel

Even as a small child, I was always drawn to the pictures of people in dire need of help. I wished to be involved and to provide any sort of contribution to these individuals. While I never thought I could save the world, I wanted to do everything in my power to make life easier … Continue reading A Personal Journey of Global Responsibility by Naama, Israel

74 different countries by Karima Mohamadin, Egypt

It was 11 pm when my plane took off heading to Vietnam. I was so excited, anxious, and happy because not only would I represent Egypt in an international competition, but I would also meet new people from 74 different countries in the competition. I didn't close my eyes to sleep for even half an … Continue reading 74 different countries by Karima Mohamadin, Egypt