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Tag Archives | Peace
Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel By Dov Waxman. Princeton University Press, 2016. 316 pages. $29.95/Hardcover; $19.95/Paperback; $29.95/eBook. We Will Not Be Silenced: The Academic Repression of Israel’s Critics Edited by William I. Robinson and Maryam S. Griffin. AK Press, 2017. 222 pages. $19.95/Paperback; $19.95/eBook. On AntiSemitism: Solidarity and the Struggle […]
Steve Chase is a member of Putney (Vt.) Meeting and currently serves as the Manager of Academic Initiatives at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he is the author of the Pendle Hill Pamphlet Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions? A Quaker Zionist Rethinks Palestinian Rights (reviewed in our October 2017 issue). He is also a regular contributor to Minds of the Movement, an ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance.
Posted in: March 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and the Holy Land
Neidhardt—Frederick Carl Neidhardt, 85, on October 7, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz., of injuries from a fall following a long neurodegenerative illness. Fred was born on May 12, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Carrie Fry and Adam Fred Neidhardt, and attended public elementary and high school there. Confirmed as a Presbyterian to please his maternal grandmother, […]
By Gerard Guiton. Wipf and Stock, 2016. 164 pages. $21/paperback. Gerard Guiton describes his calling as “spiritual counseling,” and the nature of this book is in that vein. From the belief that people have a deep need to live in ways that honor and strengthen their experiences of spirituality, Guiton has written this book to […]
McAllister—Olga Zalokoski McAllister, 98, on January 23, 2017, of natural causes. Olga was born on September 14, 1918, in Chester, Pa., to Rosalia Motrycz and Gregor Zalokoski, known as Harry. On a nature hike to Hawk Mountain, Pa., Olga met Bard McAllister, her future husband, who shared her adventures for nearly 60 years. She lived […]
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Isaac Barnes May is a graduate of Earlham College and Harvard Divinity School. Currently he is a doctoral candidate specializing in American religious history at the University of Virginia and a member of Charlottesville (Va.) Meeting.
Posted in: Online Features, September 2017, Uncategorized
Weekly vigils against war and for peace find a new focus for Baltimore Friends after the 2015 death of Freddie Gray.
Kathryn Munnell is a member of Homewood Meeting in Baltimore, Md. She currently serves on the Peace and Justice Committee of her meeting. She has divided her career between working on peace and justice issues and teaching in public high schools in Baltimore and New York City.
Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Online Features
FJ Poetry: “She watched him die again and again, again and again all night on the all-night news…” 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access […]
Quaker testimonies inform business dealings in a modern small business. 🔒 Friends Journal Member? Sign in here! Not an FJ member? To read this piece, please join us today! For $28, you’ll get: A year of Friends Journal delivered to your mailbox (11 issues) and email Full, instant access to the world’s largest online library of Quaker information: […]
Dan Cooperstock is a member of Toronto (ON) Meeting who has been active at both the monthly and yearly meeting levels with finances, and is the owner of Cooperstock Software / Software4Nonprofits.com.
Posted in: Features, January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace
Edited by Nadine Hoover, forewords by Pete Seeger and Musa Akhmadov. Conscience Studio, 2016. 120 pages, $20/paperback. Recommended for all ages. The Power of Goodness is a remarkable anthology of stories collected in the mid-1990s in Chechnya and Russia during the Russian invasion of that country, interspersed with stories from the United States and Europe […]
Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He teaches middle school world history and Holocaust studies. He is currently at work on a book about the Holocaust.
Posted in: December 2016: A Young Friends Bookshelf, Giving and Philanthropy, Quaker Book Reviews