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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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