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Milestones August 2012

Campbell—Dorothy Emily Carnell Campbell, 96, on September 19, 2011, in Mount San Antonio Gardens Health Center, Pomona, Calif., with her daughter […]

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Addressing Race in Red Cedar Meeting

In the early 1990s I began attending Red Cedar Meeting in East Lansing, Michigan, with my then partner Deborah, an […]

Theo Mace, now of University Meeting in Seattle, Wash., and formerly of Red Cedar Meeting in Lansing, Mich.

Posted in: Features
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Alice Paul and the Fight for Women’s Rights

FJ Review: “Deborah Kops provides an accessible and engaging telling of the life of Alice Paul (1885–1977) and the women’s rights […]

Gwen Gosney Erickson is a librarian and archivist at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.

Posted in: Conflict and Controversy, December 2017 Books: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Quaker Book Reviews
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Milestones June/July 2013

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

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Books May 2013: A Young Friends Bookshelf

Reviewed books: Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship, by Edward Hemingway; Good People Everywhere, by Lynea Gillen, illustrated by Kristina […]

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A black woman confronts Trump supporters at a 2016 rally in St. Louis, Mo. Photo © 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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Author Deborah First reads “Israel‐Palestine and the Call to Faithful Action”

Excerpt from Israel‐Palestine and the Call to Faithful Action: A journey that began 20 years ago with the decision to spend time […]

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The Miracle of Death

On May 10, 2006, my wife and partner of a quarter century, Deborah “Misty” Gerner, who was under treatment for […]

Philip Schrodt was a regular attender, and Deborah Gerner a member, of Oread Meeting in Lawrence, Kans. Details on Deborah Gerner's life, and an extended set of emails detailing her experience with metastatic breast cancer, can be found at her memorial website, http://deborahgerner.org.

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Theodore Neff

Neff—Theodore Neff, 97, on February 1, 2017, at University Retirement Community in Davis, Calif. Ted was born on July 11, […]

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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 StarArizona Jewish Post, Tucson LifestyleTucson Weekly, and other publications. Her website is deborahmayaan.com.

Posted in: Features, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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