Aziz Abu Sarah

Why the World Cup Is About More Than Soccer

In 1986, I watched my first soccer match on my parents’ big box television, our family’s first color TV that my father had purchased just for the event. I was six, and it was the final World Cup game between ...

A Place of Peace: Summer Camp for Syrian Refugee Children

SYRIA-TURKEY BORDER – Last week, my colleagues and I started a summer camp for hundreds of Syrian child refugees on the Syrian-Turkish border. Eight volunteers from Beirut, London, Jaddeh, Toronto, Cairo, Washington D.C and a few Syrian volunteers who live ...

A Place of Peace: Summer Camp for Syrian Refugee Children

SYRIA-TURKEY BORDER – Last week, my colleagues and I started a summer camp for hundreds of Syrian child refugees on the Syrian-Turkish border. Eight volunteers from Beirut, London, Jaddeh, Toronto, Cairo, Washington D.C and a few Syrian volunteers who live ...

A Place of Peace: Summer Camp for Syrian Refugee Children

SYRIA-TURKEY BORDER – Last week, my colleagues and I started a summer camp for hundreds of Syrian child refugees on the Syrian-Turkish border. Eight volunteers from Beirut, London, Jaddeh, Toronto, Cairo, Washington D.C and a few Syrian volunteers who live ...

First Person: How This Palestinian Made Friends With Israelis

This special online 4-part video series, Conflict Zone, follows Aziz Abu Sarah, a cultural educator, a native of Jerusalem, and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer who works in international conflict resolution. This first segment shows Israelis and Palestinians trying to ...