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Ethical Culture Society of Essex County

516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
973-763-1905

February 2018

Family Ethical Education Program Featuring Amy Blake, Christopher J. Goedecke and Brian Vivas

February 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Please join the Educational Initiative as noted author, Buddhist monk and career martial arts…

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April 2018

Lawrence Tamburri: The Newark School of the Arts–Our First 50 Years

April 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Lawrence Tamburri will describe the history and importance of the 50 years of arts…

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Theresa Henry: How Money Works

April 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Drawing on her years in the financial services industry, Theresa Henry seeks to spread…

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Amy Blake: Family Education Program Celebrates Earth Day

April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Please join the Educational Initiative on Sunday April 22nd for an Earth Day celebration…

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September 2018

Re-Envisioned Sunday School Program Begins Sept. 9

September 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The Family Education Program for the 2018-2019 year has been re-envisioned as a parent-led…

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Molly Gilman: Interviewed by Meredith Sue Willis

September 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Interviewed by writer and long-time Ethical Culture member Meredith Sue Willis, Molly Gilman will…

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Tonia Moore: What Might Facilitate a Long Life? Studying Those Who Live Long and Well

September 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Tonia Moore — one of the coordinators of South Orange Seniors (SOS) — will…

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Linda Eckhardt: So You Want to Be a Writer?

September 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Linda Eckhardt, author of 35 cookbooks, thousands of blog posts and endless newspaper and…

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Hikaru Hayakawa: American Field Scholarship Youth Trip to China

September 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Hikaru Hayakawa, perhaps joined by other participants, will describe his extraordinary trip to China.…

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October 2018

Thomas Cunningham: What Is Ethical Humanism? Seven Answers to One Important Question

October 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Following the lead of Edward L. Ericson, former Ethical Culture Leader in Washington, D.C.…

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Folk Friday

October 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam. Bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing…

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Karen Shiffman Lateiner: Understanding Gender in the Context of Time: A Personal Journey

October 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Karen Shiffman Lateiner will read excerpts from her memoir, Timeless Dance: A Story of…

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Erik Douds: Lessons Learned from 7,000 Miles of Biking

October 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Erik Douds is a New York City-based global traveler and endurance athlete who proves…

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Colloquy on Fear: Real, Imagined and Sometimes Celebrated

October 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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On this Sunday closest to Halloween and the Day of the Dead, and close…

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November 2018

Ethical Family Education: Permaculture: Garden or Reservation

November 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Ethical Family Education: Permaculture: Garden or Reservation

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Dr. Alissa Gardenhire

November 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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In challenging times, self-care and internal peace are critical. Without them we are less…

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Folk Friday

November 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam. Bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing…

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Dr. Morris Silver: How Germany Marched into World War II

November 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Morris Silver will introduce and lead an examination of the causes of World War…

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Dr. Daniela Shebitz

November 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Dr. Daniela Shebitz is a plant ecologist who researches the effects of land management…

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Ethical Family Education: Discussion on Service: Food Drive/Food Insecurity

November 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Ethical Family Education: Discussion on Service: Food Drive/Food Insecurity

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Annual Post-Thanksgiving Colloquy on Gratitude

November 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Is the secret of happiness getting what we want? What do we value more…

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December 2018

Ethical Family Education: Mindfulness: Qigong

December 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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This parent-led cooperative Sunday school program meets bi-weekly on Sundays at 10 am. Each…

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Aidan Cunningham: A Year in New Zealand

December 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Aidan Cunningham is a student at Columbia High School and is a member of…

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Dr. Virginia Cornue: Awakening Your Heart by Meditating on Roses

December 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Dr. Virginia Cornue, Bloomfield College professor, cultural anthropologist, women’s advocate, “green” gardener and flower…

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Folk Friday

December 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam. Bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing…

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Ethical Family Education: Service- Holiday Drive (Winter Coat Collection)

December 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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This parent-led cooperative Sunday school program meets bi-weekly on Sundays at 10 am. Each…

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Suzzanne Douglas: Life Lessons Learned Along the Way

December 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Suzzanne Douglas will explore wisdom gleaned from her experiences performing across the United States…

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Allen Parmet: Introduction to Jazz: Part Two

December 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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For about 30 years, Allen Parmet has been a member of the Ethical Culture…

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Annual Year-End Colloquy: What a Year it Was!

December 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Our annual Year-End Colloquy will give everyone a chance to share their most memorable…

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January 2019

Susan Williams: Our Climate Resolutions

January 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Hotter summers and colder winters; more storms the size of Sandy; fires in southern…

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The CHS Improv Group — Improv Live!

January 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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For the past couple of months, an improv group from Columbia High School has…

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MLK Birthday Colloquy

January 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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On what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King’s 90th birthday, we will honor…

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Jews, God, and History (Not Necessarily in That Order)

January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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A one-man show, written and performed by writer/actor/comic/singer/dancer/historian Michael Takiff, that looks at the…

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Barbara Tracer: Lost and Found — How a Myth Mirrors Consciousness

January 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Barbara Tracer, LCSW, will tell the myth of Persephone and her abduction by Hades,…

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March 2019

Charlotte Attenborough: In Pursuit of Peace- The Betty Levin Legacy

March 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Charlotte and her husband Allen “Andy” Attenborough are longtime residents of Maplewood. Charlotte served…

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Folk Friday

March 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam. Bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing…

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Chef Jesse Jones: My Trip to New Orleans

March 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Chef Jesse Jones is super excited to talk about his trip to NOLA. An…

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Opening Reception for UNLEASHED, A Duo Artist Exhibition Featuring Lorena Vera and Mary Franklin

March 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Mary Franklin has been creating art for many years. From watercolor to collage, her…

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Michelle Bobrow: The Resurgence of Human Trafficking

March 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Michelle Bobrow will inform us about the current resurgence of human trafficking, what it…

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Robin Peacock: Working Together for Hunger Relief

March 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Join us to learn more about how one local non-profit is collaborating to make…

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Jamey Ellis: Holistic Veganism

March 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Holistic veganism is a concept reflecting the value and actions of veganism as a…

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April 2019

Tricia Idrobo and Justice Rountree: Ending Solitary Confinement

April 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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What is it like to be confined to a small cell for 23 hours…

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Folk Friday

April 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam. Bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing…

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Family Ethical Education: Privilege

April 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Youth Leader Daniel Samake and CHS teacher TJ Whitaker will lead a session on…

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TJ Whitaker: Privilege and Inequality

April 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Given recent events in our country and in our schools, the question of how…

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Beryl Goldberg: Three Families in Burkina Faso

April 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Beryl Goldberg writes, “I am a photographer of people: people in their daily life,…

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Family Ethical Education: Pollinator Garden

April 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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We will talk about pollinators and planning our own pollination garden. The mission of…

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Tony Calabrese: Work Search in Today’s World

April 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Tony Calabrese’s presentation will deal with: Predicament(s) Facing Job Seekers: a.) Companies are hiring…

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May 2019

Solidarity Singers Celebrate Pete Seeger

May 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The Solidarity Singers will give their Annual May Day Performance, with a special focus…

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Folk Friday

May 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam. Bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing…

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Local Hero Award for 2019 Presentation to Cate Lazen

May 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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A couple of years ago, the Social Action Committee decided to begin to recognize…

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Rebecca Greene: American Jews and Immigration Laws: Myth and Reality, 1880 to the Present

May 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Rebecca Greene will discuss why Jews came to the United States, what they confronted,…

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June 2019

Opening Reception for Denise Hardie: A Retrospective, Paper and Clay

June 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Work will be exhibited from May 19-August 15.

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Brenda Wheeler Ehlers & Amelia Riekenberg: Restorative Justice

June 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Restorative justice repairs the harm caused by crime. When victims, offenders and community members…

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Meredith Sue Willis & Alice Robinson-Gilman: Personal Reflections after 25 Years at the Ethical Culture Society

June 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sue will interview Alice about various issues facing Essex Ethical Culture. They will share…

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Michael Frenchman: ET, AI & EC: Exo-Ethics Redux

June 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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(Extraterrestrials, Artificial Intelligence and Ethical Culture)” Michael Frenchman will start with a short reprise…

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September 2019

Calvin Chatlos: We Are All Created to Have Spiritual Experience

September 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Felix Adler had it right — worth and dignity is the key to happiness…

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Birgit Matzerath on Piano: J.S. Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, No. 1-2, BWV 846-847

September 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Once a month, pianist Birgit Matzerath will give the audience a guided tour through…

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Donna Baier Stein: Turning Images into Tales: Writing Ekphrastic Fiction & Poetry

September 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Award-winning author Donna Baier Stein discusses the role of visual art in literature and…

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Meltem Parlak: Design the Life You Love After 65!–Or Increasing Resilience for Older Adults

September 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The current narrative around older adults focuses too much on the negative aspects of…

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October 2019

Living Ethical Culture in Our World: A Colloquy Facilitated by Meredith Sue Willis and Alice Robinson-Gilman

October 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Join us for the second event in “Living Ethical Culture in Our World,” the…

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Folk Friday

October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam—bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing or…

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Luisa McDougall: The Importance of Being an Ally

October 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Luisa McDougall is a 22-year-old up-and-coming writer and recent Screenwriting/Playwriting graduate from SUNY Purchase.…

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Birgit Matzerath: J.S. Bach, “The Well-Tempered Clavier,” A Listening Journey

October 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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No. 3-4, BWV 848-849. Once a month, pianist Birgit Matzerath will give the audience…

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Marlow Taybron: What About Our Children!

October 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Marlow Taybron will speak about our alienated youth, their anger with the system and…

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Barbara Lipton: Life, Art, Religion in Tibet

October 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Tibet is an alluring and mysterious country to many of us in the West.…

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November 2019

Erin Scherzer & Kasia Piekarz: Maplewood Community Board on Police: What We Do and Why We Do It

November 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Maplewood Community Board on Police Co-chairs Erin Scherzer and Kasia Piekarz will host a…

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Folk Friday

November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam—bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing or…

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Jim White: Helping Each Other Change for a World of Justice and Peace Workshop

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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In continuing our explorations into this year’s theme, “Living Ethical Culture in Our World,”…

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Bart Worden: Ethical Humanism: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

November 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The first Ethical Society was founded over 140 years ago, which may be a…

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Birgit Matzerath: J.S. Bach, “The Well-Tempered Clavier,” A Listening Journey, No. 5-6, BWV 850-851

November 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Once a month, pianist Birgit Matzerath will give the audience a guided tour through…

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Donna Baier Stein: Turning Images into Tales: Writing Ekphrastic Fiction & Poetry

November 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Award-winning author Donna Baier Stein discusses the role of visual art in literature and…

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Thanksgiving Colloquy

November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Planning to do our traditional Thanksgiving Colloquy, with a look at the growing practice…

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December 2019

Victor Salama: Our Hidden Shame: Immigration Detention in NJ

December 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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“I focus on the fact that most of us don’t know that there are…

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Folk Friday

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam—bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing or…

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Blue Chevigny and Ritu Pancholy: A Week Volunteering in a Border Detention Center

December 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Local Maplewood/South Orange residents Blue Chevigny and Ritu Pancholy travelled together in October for…

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Birgit Matzerath: Listening Journey Through J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier

December 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Once a month, pianist Birgit Matzerath will give the audience a guided tour through…

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Jackie Herships: A Workshop on “Changing What We Want to Change”

December 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Our own Jackie Herships, current vice president of Essex Ethical, will lead a workshop-style…

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Elaine Durbach: Fact and Fiction: Exploring Our Changing Truths

December 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Essex Ethical member Elaine Durbach will draw on her experience as a journalist and…

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January 2020

Kendall Smith-McCombs: On Healthy Eating

January 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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You are what you eat 2020. Kendall Smith-McCombs will discuss treating your body as…

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Folk Friday

January 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam—bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing or…

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Anisa Mehdi: Walking the Middle East

January 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The simple act of walking is an age-old method for people from around the…

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Listening Journey Through J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier

January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Birgit Matzerath: J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, No. 9-10, BWV 854-855. Once a month,…

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Michael Lally: Poetry and Prejudice

January 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Returning to Essex Ethical, much-published local poet, actor and author Mike Lally will be…

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Colloquy Facilitated by Meredith Sue Willis and Alice Robinson-Gilman

January 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Join us for the next event in “Living Ethical Culture in Our World,” the…

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February 2020

Evelyn Chu: Meditation: Medical Benefits

February 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Evelyn Chu is a family physician who completed her medical training at Albert Einstein…

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Ethical Education for Children: Family Game Day

February 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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We’d like to invite the general congregation to a game day at the Society…

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Elaine Bloom: Emergency Preparation

February 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Disaster preparedness has been a lifelong interest for Elaine Bloom. “In this geographical area…

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Folk Friday

February 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam—bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing or…

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Barbara Brown: Finding a Movie Legend

February 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Oscar Micheaux was one of the most prolific black movie directors ever, but the…

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Birgit Matzerath: Listening Journey Through J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier

February 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Birgit Matzerath: J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, No. 11-12, BWV 856-857. Once a month,…

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Our Growing Family Education Program

February 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Aidan Cunningham, our teenage liaison between the children and the adults of the society,…

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March 2020

Jee-Hoon Krska, Ph.D.: Inspiring Healing in Society

March 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Dr. Jee-Hoon Krska will be speaking about her 20-year journey which took her from…

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Family Ethical Education Program

March 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The Family Education Program is a parent-led cooperative that runs biweekly throughout the school…

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Jone Johnson Lewis: Women of Ethical Culture

March 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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In honor of Women’s History Month, Leader Jone Johnson Lewis will present a talk…

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Folk Friday

March 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Sing along and jam—bring acoustic string and rhythm instruments. Join in playing, singing or…

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Birgit Matzerath: J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, No. 13-14, BWV 858-859

March 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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Once a month, pianist Birgit Matzerath will give the audience a guided tour through…

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Family Ethical Education Program on Meditation

March 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The Family Education Program is a parent-led cooperative that runs biweekly throughout the school…

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The Human Faith Project

March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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The Human Faith Project is about opening a “Spiritual Core” as envisioned by Felix…

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Kerstin E. White: How I Found Healing Through Writing My Memoir

March 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040 United States
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In 1963, at the age of three, Kerstin E. White contracted tuberculosis and spent…

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