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  • Power of Speech

    By Rabbi Cheryl Peretz

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    From a very young age, I learned to defend myself against the teasing and taunting of any one of my six siblings with the same defense as so many of us: "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never harm me!"

    But, looking back on it, I wonder if I ever really believed...