Tag Archive: Stories

Apr 13

Hurting with words, helping with words

The fourth-grader collapsed with a sigh next to where I was sitting with a third-grader in the hallway. “I can’t figure it out!” the fourth-grader said to me. “I designed my character to be a really, really nice guy. Someone who always helps other people, always wants to do the right thing. So I figured out who hurts him with …

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Apr 12

Stories about Ona’at Devarim

This week in Shteelim we have started doing the work of figuring out what אוֹנָאַת דְבָרִים (Ona’at Devarim- hurting with words) is and how it happens. We started by listened to stories (some even from personal experience!) where hurting with words took place. We identified אוֹנָאַת דְבָרִים (Ona’at Devarim- hurting with words) in these stories …

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