Across the Channel from one of the wealthiest countries in the world, approximately 10,000 men, women, and children lived in squalor and hope. Among them at the time the camp was destroyed were approximately 1,500 unaccompanied children.
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Kate McNally is a member of Belgium and Luxembourg Yearly Meeting and works as the Forced Migration Project coordinator for the Quaker Council for European Affairs (qcea.org).
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Quaker Earthcare Witness visits the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps.
Shelley Tanenbaum is the general secretary of Quaker Earthcare Witness, on the board of Quaker Institute for the Future, and a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif.
Posted in: February 2017, The FJ Blog
Our annual list of the top-five most read articles of the past year.
Review of PAFA’s World War I and American Art
Signe Wilkinson is an editorial cartoonist and a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.
Posted in: Arts and Culture, February 2017, The FJ Blog
With the election of Donald J Trump as the next president of the United States, we bring you a repeat of the video interview with Friends Marge Abbott and Noah Baker Merrill, “Why Do Quakers Care About Politics?”
What would your meeting do with $1 million? Submit for a chance to win the top prize: $500! New deadline is January 31, 2017.
Around the web and within Friends organizations and communities, Quakers are responding to the tragic news of a mass shooting that occurred early morning on Sunday, June 12, at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Friends Journal sees its role as an amplifier of these Quaker voices. Please let us know of other statements […]
We’ve been sharing our most-read articles of 2015 on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the full list. #5 Baltimore, the Time Is Now Sarah Bur gave us a dramatic first-hand account from Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. Originally published online on May 6 and reprinted in our June/July 2015 print issue. #4 […]
A Quaker is led to act in solidarity with the black community after the Charleston church shooting.
T. Hamboyan Harrison is a white-presenting member of Third Haven Meeting in Easton, Md., who blogs at lightandlotus.wordpress.com. She is passionate about human rights, living up to our Quaker testimonies, and cats.
Posted in: September 2015, The FJ Blog
A Baltimore Friend shares her first-hand experience and perspective from the city’s unrest.
Sarah Bur became a convinced Friend as a teenager. A member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md., she currently serves as clerk for Chesapeake Quarterly Meeting. She is a registered nurse who oversees the Federal Bureau of Prisons infection prevention and control program.
Posted in: June/July 2015, The FJ Blog
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Mystical Experience, the Bedrock of Quaker Faith by Robert Atchley
I Am Not a Religious Person, by Sarah Pennock Neuville
Ohio Yearly Meeting Gathering and Quaker Spring by John Andrew Gallery
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