I’m a refugee by Ikram Laimeche, Algeria

It all started in 2010, I was sitting next to my parents drawing something until I stopped and watched TV! It was the first time of my life when I was afraid, it was the Arab spring where all the world started fighting, countries and societies were destroying each other and the most horrible thing … Continue reading I’m a refugee by Ikram Laimeche, Algeria

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Transparent by Kessem Adiv, Israel

  In the past four months, I have been teaching Hebrew twice a week to a group of social workers from East Jerusalem. They come to learn Hebrew (with an exceptional enthusiasm and determination, it should be noted), and I come to teach them Hebrew. At first, that was the atmosphere - I'm the teacher, … Continue reading Transparent by Kessem Adiv, Israel

The feeling of guilt by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

When I was a child, I had a dream to go to France. I was simply in love with the country’s culture, food, and architecture, due to my direct contact with family members and friends who lived there. That’s why I was determined to work hard at school, and right after obtaining my baccalaureate degree, … Continue reading The feeling of guilt by Khadija Amahal, Morocco

Dueling perspectives and dual perspectives: The responsibility of journalists in the Middle East, By Eliana Rudee, Israel

In 2014, I was in Israel on a social entrepreneurship program with 35 other Americans and Israelis. We were here when Hamas kidnapped three Israeli boys and we were here when we later found their bodies. A week later, our lives were momentarily halted when we heard the wails of sirens, notifying us of incoming … Continue reading Dueling perspectives and dual perspectives: The responsibility of journalists in the Middle East, By Eliana Rudee, Israel

Growing up by Teny, Palestine

What happens when a teenager turns 18? What happens when you start feeling lost with your life? What happens when you start feeling guilty asking your parents for money? Start looking for a job, education, and time management is the answer. High school. Graduation. Parties. Friends. Trips. All of these were accomplished by this girl … Continue reading Growing up by Teny, Palestine