Integrated but Segregated

Syrian Refugee Students’ Reflections of Space in Jordan’s Double-Shift Schools After experiencing disruption, pain, and unimaginable loss, Syrian children arrived in Jordan and desperately hoped to regain their childhood and be students, friends, and aspiring...
A Promise Across the Atlantic Sparking the Flame of Hope

A Promise Across the Atlantic Sparking the Flame of Hope

A Promise Across the Atlantic. Growing up in an Arab culture, I learned that Arab geographers called the Atlantic “the Sea ofDarkness” – bahr al Thouloumat. Little I knew it would be the source of a spark that lit theflame of hope inside me. I have always wondered...
Queen Elizabeth Wore Damask Brocade

Queen Elizabeth Wore Damask Brocade

The city of Damascus is famous for its unique type of fabric, called brocade, which Damascus was famous for three thousand years ago. It takes ten hours to make one meter of damask because of the delicate, complex patterns and attention to detail. Brocade is an...
The art of harmony with the moment

The art of harmony with the moment

“The art of harmony with the moment” was the title of the webinar with Mrs. Jumana Al-Jabri. How to live in the moment, no matter how harsh it was? When we believe that everything in this life is temporary, we feel secure knowing that these conditions will...
The Poem “If”

The Poem “If”

The poem “If” is by the British poet Rudyard Kipling. It is a poem that is nearly a hundred years old and represents a set of commandments in which he addresses his son to live optimally. It is advice for everyone on how to live, and spread tolerance and...