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Milestones May 2014

Births, deaths, and marriages.

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Milestones November 2013

Includes listings for Helen Angell, Catherine Bell Wetteroth, Scott E. Crom, Robert Gray Hindmarsh, Mary Caroline Mendenhall, Geraldine S. McNabb, […]

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Meant to Be For Some Purpose

I was 47 when I drove four other rabbis in my teal Windstar minivan from Philadelphia to the Catskills for […]

Jacob J. Staub is a writer, rabbi and teacher. He serves as Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Spirituality at The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, Pa. He can be reached at jacobstaub.net.

Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Departments
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May Milestones 2012

Ackerman—Dorothy Hopkirk Ackerman, 90, on March 10, 2011, at home in Minneapolis, Minn. Dorothy was born on October 23, 1920, […]

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Quaker Testimony in Green Building

In the late 1990s, the building that housed Friends Committee on National Legislation was literally falling apart. “There were filing […]

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What Are Schools For?

Quakers can advocate for alternatives to the dominant U.S. education paradigm that is based on industrial and military ideals of […]

Thomas B. Farquhar, the head of Westtown School, is a member of Westtown (Pa.) meeting.

Posted in: Features, January 2001
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Intergenerational Learning in Friends Schools

Quakers believe in truth‐seeking as a process of continuing revelation, seeing life as a journey of learning from one’s experiences […]

Sarah Sweeney-Denham, a member of Germantown Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., is associate director for programs and publications for Friends Council on Education. This article is adapted from one published in the Fall 2001 issue of Chronicles of Quaker Education.

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Building Community under Fire

To understand the Friendly testimonies, including equality, simplicity, and community, it is important to get to know some of the […]

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Blessings by Accident

Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for […]

Posted in: April 2001, Features
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