«Hamsa» by Daniela Dwek, Chrisy Baek and Maya Mendonca

On the 30th of January we celebrate the School Day of Non-violence and Peace. This story shows how sometimes, in times of conflict, there are many things that bring us closer.

A young Israeli girl is oblivious to the historical conflict she lives in. On a trip to the market, her mother reinforces her fear of “the other”. However, when chaos strikes she finds that the people she was once afraid of are not so bad.