• 2 Lessons

    Words, Like Feathers

    Three women work together, whiling away the hours talking about others in inaccurate, often negative ways. Inevitably, their stories spread outward and eventually become known to the entire village. One such story involved a young boy, unfairly accused of being a thief. In this case, the rabbi was asked to help, and in short order he is able to effectively demonstrate to the three women how difficult it is to ʻtake backʼ harmful words once they are spoken.