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Shabbat and First Day

A Quaker Jewish path along walls and borders, both physical and spiritual.

Deborah Mayaan attends Pima Meeting in Tucson, Ariz., where she is an energy work and flower essence practitioner. Her articles and essays have appeared in Spirituality & Health magazine, Arizona Daily Star,聽Arizona Jewish Post, Tucson Lifestyle,聽Tucson Weekly, and other publications. Her website is deborahmayaan.com.

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Milestones August 2012

Campbell鈥擠orothy Emily Carnell Campbell, 96, on September 19, 2011, in Mount San Antonio Gardens Health Center, Pomona, Calif., with her daughter [鈥

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Forum, February 2017

Letters and commentary from our readers.

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Forum: May 2016

Letters from our readers.

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Milestones September 2014

Adoptions, marriages, and deaths.

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Author Deborah First reads 鈥淚srael鈥怭alestine and the Call to Faithful Action鈥

Excerpt from Israel鈥怭alestine and the Call to Faithful Action: A journey that began 20 years ago with the decision to spend time [鈥

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A black woman confronts Trump supporters at a 2016 rally in St. Louis, Mo. Photo 漏 Patience Zalanga.

Building White Racial Stamina

The primary way to develop racial stamina is to wade or dive in.

Elizabeth (Liz) A. Oppenheimer carries a concern for addressing whiteness and racism among Friends. She recently distributed an open letter to white Friends, which is on her web-log at _thegoodraisedup.blogspot.com_. She is a member of Bear Creek Meeting outside of Earlham, Iowa, and worships with Laughing Waters Friends Preparative Meeting of Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative).

Posted in: Features, Racially Diverse Society of Friends (January 2019)
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Milestones February 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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Milestones June/July 2013

Austin鈥Deborah Austin, 93, on January 27, 2013, in Foxdale Village, State College, Pa. Deborah was born on January 18, 1920, [鈥

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The Aspirations of Andean Quakers

Yes, there are Quakers in the Andes鈥攍ots of them. And, yes, they have aspirations. Working with them, as a Quaker [鈥

Newton Garver, a member of Buffalo (N.Y.) Meeting, has traveled to Bolivia seven times: in 1999 with the Quaker Study Tour, in 2000 as a new board member of Quaker Bolivia Link, the next two years as a co-leader (with Barbara Flynn) of the Quaker Study Tour, and the last three visits on behalf of the Bolivian Quaker Education Fund. His book Limits to Power: Some Friendly Reminders (Center Working Papers, 2006) contains five of his reports on political developments in Bolivia since 2003, and subsequent ones can be found at http://buffaloreport.com/2006/061104.garver.progress.html.

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