In a Middle East overwhelmed by war, politics, destruction, and conflict, it is easy to forget that it is, like any other, just a place where life goes on; people live, people grow, people die. Communities flourish and decline. People come and people go. Mired in the hellfire of media and politics, it is easy to overlook the simple truths about life in the Middle East.
See Audrey Farber’s photos above for a visual journey through the ordinary lives of people living in Jordan, Israel and Palestine (don’t miss out on the captions!).