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My Journey of Storytelling for Social Change

My blog, Storytelling for Social Change, is marking six years since its conception. I planned and gave the first storytelling for social change workshop nine years ago, but my path as a storyteller for social change began many years before … להמשיך לקרוא

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One Poem. One Resisted Temptation

  On December 31st, 2014, I submitted my thesis on the political agency of poetry. This date marked the conclusion of a long journey towards a Graduate Degree in Cultural Studies. It was a journey, a quest, in search of … להמשיך לקרוא

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The Naked King

The Naked King* Would I do it all over again? I would like to say yes, of course! But when I think of the price I paid, that my family paid, I have to say, I do not know. If … להמשיך לקרוא

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A woman's prayer

I will fast on Yom Kippur again this year. Not because I have to, but because I choose so. It is a family tradition since the passing of my maternal grandfather, Shaul Beker z"l. I will fast and pray at … להמשיך לקרוא

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To Hagar. To Hijer.

To Hagar. Hijer. My sister. After many years, I am once again reading about you and your story.  It is good that I am doing this, my dear one.  It reminds me how important you are in our history.  And … להמשיך לקרוא

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The Power of Stories

The power of stories and storytelling Stories are a powerful thing. Stories evoke strong emotional reactions: fascination, enchantment, laughter, fear, indignation. Stories have power over us because they are made of the raw materials of our lives as human beings: … להמשיך לקרוא

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My People

The plane finally landed at Oakland Airport. Only a short trip from there to the home of Akaya Windwood, the President of Rockwood Leadership Institute. I traveled all the way to California to participate in a Rockwood Art of Leadership … להמשיך לקרוא

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On Motherhood and Leadership

The maternity ward at the old hospital was full, so they put me in the corridor, not quite sure what to do with me. The corridor was dark and silent, and I was left alone, caught in a web of … להמשיך לקרוא

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Oedipus Shmedipus

Oedipus Shmedipus Mix the flour and butter until they form a coarse mill… She had started and stopped writing about them several times, going off to bake scones. Fold in the chopped cranberries, pour one cup of heavy cream… The … להמשיך לקרוא

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Dripping

On Dripping This blog post was inspired by a great storyteller/blogger: http://astorytellerinistanbul.blogspot.de/  I wish to thank her for bringing the story about the cracked pot to life in such a relevant and resonant way. I also want to thank John … להמשיך לקרוא

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