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Why Do I Need – Indeed, We All Need – UNSC Resolution 1325? If the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 were a face cream or the next iPhone to roll out of Apple, a well-oiled publicity apparatus would already had let us know – hammering us with TV ads, billboards and pop-ups on social… Continue reading Why I Need UNSC Resolution 1325
The process of constructing an organization’s story is unique to each one. But there are some common foundations, whether it’s a multi-faceted global corporation or a grassroots movement made up of volunteers. I’ve collected a few of those foundations
The labors of protest, of resistance and of healing the world never end. even when we grow weary of it, or decide to break free for a while. They always come back to grab our attention and teach us a lesson in humility. They remind us, without reproach, that our actions in this world rarely yield one-of-a-kind creation, but rather, and series of repetitive actions, with no fame nor glamor, but that are nevertheless critical to our existence.
Fourth lockdown. Or maybe third. I lost count. But I went grocery shopping and bought essentials such as chocolate chips and wine. Since the pandemic erupted in March last year, I found that storytelling and baking help sustain me and fill me with hope. This week, I made hot chocolate cookies, coconut orange cake and… Continue reading Lockdown Guests
Why Do I Need – Indeed, We All Need – UNSC Resolution 1325? For Hebrew Version of this post: https://www.onlife.co.il/news/opinions/289222 If the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 were a face cream or the next iPhone to roll out of Apple, a well-oiled publicity apparatus would already had let us know – hammering us with… Continue reading We All Need UNSCR 1325; Here’s Why
There is something basic, comforting and filling about bread. I love baking, despite the gap that exists between my passion for it, and my delicate motorial skills. Somehow, my baked goods don’t always look like the perfectly shaped ones in the recipe. But our lives these days are captured in this gap between what we… Continue reading On Bread, Love and Aging in Times of Corona
There is a bookshop in Jerusalem called “Sefer ve Sefel” (A Book and a Cup), a boutique store for used and new books. I haven’t been there in a while, but years ago I used to visit the place to buy books, read over a great cup of coffee and feel like I am in… Continue reading Books and Bakes: Solace in Times of Corona
The story goes that a man decided to embark on an arduous journey to the home of a great sage, hoping he would bestow upon him some of his wisdom. And as journeys go, he braved valleys and ravines, took untrodden roads and bested the tallest mountain, on top of which stood the home of… Continue reading In Praise of the Cup Half Empty
Welcome to “the storytelling for change tools chest”. And today, a story to guide us towards our vision. A vision is the picture of the future we strive to create; or, if you like, a story of that future. It is not always easy to tell the story of the future; we are too preoccupied… Continue reading The Storytelling Tools Chest: Vision and Path
She is making a Pavlova for her family. She always does when she makes home-made mayonnaise so that the egg whites don’t go waste. She decides to make strawberry glaze, made from the ones she got fresh at the market for a reasonable price. As she rinses the strawberries and separates the plump ones from… Continue reading On Farewells