First Day of School: Global Edition

This post was written and researched by World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh intern, Jill Fronk. September has arrived and is quickly passing by, which mean only one thing for students here in the U.S.—the beginning of school.  The new school year, means fresh new school supplies, yes some people would prefer a bouquet of pens and … Read More

Blogging from Abroad: Many Sides… One Voice

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has created a lot of cynics. I, however, have maintained a relatively positive outlook on it, even though most of the time my cup is half empty. OneVoice, an NGO I currently intern for, shares a similar attitude on the potential of building peace between Israel and a future Palestinian state. OneVoice … Read More

>Israel: Contrast, Conflict and Compassion

> Contrast.  From hip, young Tel Aviv to the ancient feel of Jerusalem, from the beach at Haifa to the desert mountains of Ein Gedi, from the tattered Palestinian capital city of Ramallah to the wine country feel that surrounds the Sea of Galilee, Israel and the Palestinian territories is a land of startling contrast.  And that’s … Read More