הבלוג של Orna Rooney

Orna Rooney

Married, mother of two – a daughter and a son. A writer and an artist, a linguistic editor and translator. Gives lectures on topics related to disabilities, practices and teaches energetic-holistic healing and channeling. Holds a BA degree in Sociology and Education from Bar-Ilan University. An active member in the feminist organization "Isha Leisha" (Woman to Woman). Orna's writing in hebrew - here

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Last week I was one of the speakers in the conference "Women with Disabilities: Breaking Boundaries", which focused on the experiences of women with...
29.11.2015
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This is a sort of an inventory, what I had this year, what was this year for me... And what I think is waiting for me ahead. It certainly was...
17.09.2015
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Reflections on International Women's Day. This was written quite a while ago and only now I got to post it. So what if I'm a bit a delayed? A woman...
27.07.2015
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Life with a disability is often complex and set many challenges, that men and women whose health is defined as healthy are not required to give...
27.07.2015
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Some time ago I was invited by Dr. Nessia Lang Franco to "TENE" center in Poriya Hospital to give a lecture on women with disabilities and sexual...
02.06.2015
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Cabin by the Lake "Mom*, snow is falling here in Beer Sheva!!!" The SMS from Shir-Lee wakes me up at 7: 33. (Yes, again, the weather is a trigger...
16.03.2015
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What a refreshing change it is, when the morning news show opens with reports about the weather, as hard as it was – the last few days have been the...
12.01.2015
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1.11.2013 I'm standing by the bench in the kitchen, assessing the narrow longed neck glass vase, or the trey that's laid in front of me, with the...
21.12.2014
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5.7.2010 On the photography shelf in the bookrack in the living-room, in-between my parents on their wedding day and the four of us at my son's bar-...
21.12.2014
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I wrote the last entry in this blog four months ago, a few days before I went to Canada. When I returned, I got back to working on my book. I thought...
04.12.2014
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07.14.2014 The conversation went like this: "Good morning, Licensing division? Perhaps you can help me. My driver's license has expired today. I...
04.08.2014
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A Life Of A Family I  24.6.14 Now, when I've finished writing my first book, "Honolulu" (temporary name), I want to return to the path of my life,...
30.06.2014
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Short, alive, sharp, grinding, kicking, trampling how sad it is, to live in a place where the pigs from george orwell's "animal farm" wake up to...
23.06.2014
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This is the fifty first entry in my blog. Today I am fifty one (Posted in Hebrew, on my birthday, Decembr 7th 2013). For some people, their birthday...
23.06.2014
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My name is Orna Rooney. I have cerebral palsy. I was born and raised in a kibbutz in the Jordan Valley, where I still live as a member. I am fifty...
13.02.2014