Once Know As the “City of Peace” Now Strives for Peace! A Carnival in Baghdad!

  A carnival celebrating peace has emerged in the city of Baghdad. This carnival is a new development, which began in 2011 with the help of volunteers and organizers. Noof Assi said, “after searching the words, Iraqi Laughing, and the search engine coming back with zero results she knew the city once known as “the […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Secretive Society – Acts of Homosexuality Amongst Saudi Men

There is a huge underground culture forming amongst gay men in Saudi Arabia even though by law the act of homosexuality can be punishable by death. The strict division between genders, which is enforced by the Mutawwa’in, defiantly provokes these acts of homosexuality amongst Saudi men. The Mutawwa’in is the religious authority that is active […]

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ISRAEL’S STANCE AGAINST THE ULTRA-THIN IDEALS OF THE FASHION/ ADVERTISEMENT INDUSTRY!

This summer I interned for a high fashion photographer Alexei Hay who had recently converted to be a Modern Orthodox Jew. In the span of a couple months I didn’t only learn about photography, but also about how to live a holy life following Judaism. Many in the industry found themselves puzzled when finding out […]

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