by Mohammed Alhammami
For Sameer Elhallaq, artistic inspiration comes from the pain of living under occupation and blockade.
by Khaled Al-Ostath
What is the best time for figuring out who you are and what you really want out of life? Sometimes it takes a little heartbreak to shake us awake .
by Noura Al-Ashi
She walked in the streets to reach the place of his work. Suddenly, among hundreds of people, she saw him. But he looked at her with grieving eyes and was gone.
by Mohammed Alhammami
On a recent September evening, two groups of culturally curious people, separated by countries and borders, virtually gathered together for art and social justice.
by Mosab Abu Toha
More than 50,000 workers in Gaza are forced to work at vital public-sector jobs without full or even regular pay.
by Allam Zedan
These people and their resistance…how they create life amidst their pain sometimes frightens me.
by Abdalrahim Abuwarda
Seeing his friends playing soccer brings back memories of when he was still able to play like the others.
by Asmaa Elkhaldi
By finding joy in riding horses, Amal shows the world there is another way of living in the war-torn Gaza Strip.
by Nada Hammad
Everywhere you turn your head, you see splashes of color. Vivid, bright colors that aren't meant to mask the gray, but rather share its space.
by Pam Bailey
Things have changed since Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812. But really, what exactly is different?
by Ghada Ahmed
Learning English can be boring, so I asked my students to be stars in their own movie...
by Maisoon Bashir
Inside myself I feel like an old woman watching my young outer self; I cannot believe this lovely girl of just 23 years thinks like this.
by Said Al-Yacoubi
We are the only nation to have been occupied for more than 65 years. And we are prepared to endure another 65 years without capitulating.
by Jehad Abu Jazar
Palestinians revere their mothers for the challenges they overcome every day. As a Palestinian, I believe I have a very great mother
by Mahmoud Fayad
I visited the local mosque and saw a man sleeping against the wall, behind a chair. I asked him why he was sleeping there, and he told me his story.
by Sarah Sobhi
I was planning for a day to remember, and it turned into a day I remember every day.
by Ghada Al-Haddad
My parents' stories planted the first seeds of a dream in my mind, to visit Jerusalem! Like a modern-day Cinderella, I achieved that dream, for a day.
by Sondos Alqaderi
I am a 21-year-old living in an area where I routinely witness war trauma, post-war trauma or just “routine” traumas caused by living under occupation.
by Yousef Aljamal
When someone is gone, things are never the same. With Ayman gone, Gaza has never been the same. Ayman’s birds stopped singing.