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Learn about the Romani People Dec. 16

Sheetal Bangalore, an 11th grader at Morristown High School, will present a fascinating free talk on the Romani people and their culture, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, at Morristown Jewish Center–Beit Yisrael, 177 Speedwell Ave., in Morristown. The event is...

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Part 1: Recycling 101

Eighteen billion pounds of plastic end up in the ocean each year, and stay there as it takes 500 to 1,000 years for plastic to degrade. Ocean currents swirl this disaster into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in North Pacific Gyre off the coast of California. This...

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Recycling 101 . . . Part 2

I started recycling in the 1970s, when we lived in Michigan. That was before blue bins and curbside collections, and we took our glass and cans to a local yard to sort the glass by color and flatten the cans underfoot.  As the concept of recycling grew and spread, I...

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Gun Violence

I missed the March for Our Lives in DC, primarily because I was on a plane to Mexico, but I did read about it, saw the best of the signs, and “kvelled” with pride at the students, as if they were my own family. What those young people have achieved in a short time is...

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Sexual Assault: It’s Not Just a “Women’s Issue”

Sexual assault and harassment allegations by courageous women accusing Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly, followed by the #MeToo campaign, have made America aware of the prevalence of sexual violence in our society. The #Metoo campaign, in particular, prompted an...

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Literary Lights: Join Our Book Club!

Looking to share your love of books and reading with other like-minded women? Join our wonderful monthly Book Club! You’ve probably noticed the upcoming books being read by the Book Club, headed by Sharon Feigin. The list appears on the back page of each copy of the...

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