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26 Weekends at Columbia County Jail

A jailed Quaker chronicles the stories behind the bars of mass incarceration. Includes video author interview.

Joseph Olejak is an attender at Old Chatham (N.Y.) Meeting. He discovered Quaker principles when he met his long-time friend Peter Miles at age 16 while hiking in Copake Falls, N.Y. Peter taught English at George School and introduced him to the work of Kurt Vonnegut. Joseph is a chiropractor by training.


Posted in: Features, March 2015
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26 Weekends at Columbia County Jail: Part Two

A Quaker鈥檚 principled jailing results in a journal from behind bars. Part two.

Joseph Olejak is an attender at Old Chatham (N.Y.) Meeting. He is a chiropractor by training.


Posted in: Features, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Posted in: Forum, Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths
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Forum December 2015

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