The Inspirational Story of Black Jewish Israeli MP Pnina Tamano-Shata

Pnina tamano Shata

Pnina Tamano-Shata is an accomplished Israeli attorney and social activist. On May 15, 2020, Tamano-Shata became the first Ethiopian-born female Cabinet Minister in the Israeli Knesset (parliament). Like many Ethiopian-born Israeli’s Tamano-Shata’s journey hasn’t been easy, and she has faced…

BIPOC is not just about the color of a person’s skin. It is about changing the way people are treated by unspoken, systematic injustice in a world where white privilege is taken for granted.

BIPOC: “Black, Indigenous, and People of Color is an anacronym, umbrella term for all people of…

Who would have thought that Budapest would be one of the best travel destinations for sweet-lovers! I didn’t expect it. On my recent trip to Budapest, the Hungarian capital, I found mouthwatering dessert shops, ice-cream stores and specialty sweet shops on every corner. …

Israeli 2020 Knesset, the largest in history with some ministers not suited to their new roles.

The Bloated 2020 Israeli Government is the Largest in History

After a year and two deadlocked elections, Israel has finally formed its 35th government, and ministers were sworn in on May 17th, 2020. The political stalemate between Benyamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz’s Kachol Lavan…

Will the effect of corona restrictions on the environment last?

Since the advent of the coronavirus a third of the world’s population has been in lock-down. Corona called a time-out on man’s environmental destruction and it’s been a real-time global environmental experiment. Just think, the world has had an extended break from air pollution thanks to reduced vehicle traffic; closed…

Not everything needs to be a “lesson” kids are soaking up information constantly

I’ve brought up four healthy, happy human beings who are enthusiastic about life and strive to be self-confident and self-determined. It wasn’t easy! I had a lot of fun along the way but there were also moments when I left the room to have a quiet sob. I’m an avid…

Here’s how travel after Corona will be different

8 Things That Will Make Travel Different After Corona

Will travel ever be the same after COVID-19?

corona world map

How will travel be different after Corona?

I might be jumping the gun here a little, but one day, sometime in the future, Corona will be under control and life will return to normal. Well, a new-normal. We can’t expect life to ever be the same after Corona; there…

Self-isolation — What you’ll be doing at home but won’t admit

5 Things You Won’t Be Doing During Self-Isolation

What everyone is doing at home but won’t admit

kids looking out of window

I’m sure you’ve read endless tips on how to use your time while you’re isolated at home during the Coronavirus outbreak. Everyone with access to social media is coming up…

Petal Mcnamee Mashraki

I’ve lived in England, South Africa and Israel; traveled the world and have been working as a freelance content writer for about 10 years.

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