תגית: storytelling for social change

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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Woman. Not Merchandise

A woman. Not merchandise. Since I started this blog, Stories for Social Change, I made a point not to tell other people's stories.  I tell my own stories, because sharing stories is a form of agency, a way of being … להמשיך לקרוא

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Never Let Them See You Sweat: Really?

Prologue Earlier this week we lost Buja, our mixed breed ravishing dog, who has been with us for the last 17 years. She was a part of us, of our family, and we loved her dearly. As she got older, … להמשיך לקרוא

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The Juniper Tree, Israel 2013

On the Death of Innocent Children   Dedicated to the memory of Imani, Madlene, Lama, Eden and Yahav, and the little boy and girl from Jerusalem.   Difficult stories are difficult to tell and difficult to hear. Difficult stories make … להמשיך לקרוא

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Three short stories: redirecting the gaze

 I haven’t written for a while. I’d like to tell you that I haven’t found time or space, or that I was letting my ideas mature at their own pace. But the truth is that my inner critic paid me … להמשיך לקרוא

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On Power and its Limits

Many, many years ago, I was a little girl; a little chubby, with spectacles, and very innocent. I was walking home from school, when I saw them, waiting for me at the street corner, the girls who were my friends … להמשיך לקרוא

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Women share stories, men listen

Something exciting, heartening and yet disturbing is happening in Israel in the media and social media. One by one, courageous women rise and share stories of the sexual violence and harassment they've endured. First, there was a trickle, then a … להמשיך לקרוא

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Raw Materials

Rage The clerk at the District Court gave me the look, that particular expression that is a mixture of suspicion and indifference. I had come for my divorce papers. Sadly, I had grown accustomed to this look –  a stare … להמשיך לקרוא

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Pay Attention, Draw, Sing

The Art of Paying Attention "Lavender has such a strong smell, it's like someone yelled so hard they became hoarse," said Na'ama, my 7 year old.  And I found myself wondering if there are smells that are like a whisper … להמשיך לקרוא

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