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Bike Across America

I traveled 3,467 miles, by bicycle this summer (2007), from Upper Saddle River, NJ, to Los Angeles. I think what makes my story unusual is that: I have a semi-paralyzed left foot; I have chronic lymphocytic leukemia; I made the trip solo; and I am 70 years old. Further, I have not heretofore been a […]
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2006 Commitment Dinner speech

My name is Ken Karp. I am your 2006 Pledge Chair. Thank you Val, Dan and Sue for your inspiring words. Valarie, you spoke on the meaningfulness of the Ethical Culture Sunday School program. Your perspective is simultaneously one of a Sunday school parent and our Sunday School Director. You put tremendous energy
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World Health Report 2006

Asklepios, the ancients’ god of health, had two daughters, Hygeia and Panakeia. Hygeia is the caregiver who promotes wellness, and Panakeia is the healer who treats illness. The UN is committed to both, and clearly, both are needed. The UN agencies WHO and UNICEF have had remarkable success in treating major
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Iraq – What Next?

An engrossing panel discussion entitled Iraq – What Next? was held on Tuesday evening, June 29 at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Hackensack, NJ. Sponsored by the new Bergen County chapter of the United Nations Association (UNA-USA) and moderated by our own Dr. Sylvain Ehrenfeld, the program featured three
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2003 is the International Year of Fresh Water

2003 is the International Year of Fresh Water.(www.wateryear2003.org). On October 16, the Dag Hammerschuld Auditorium was the setting for a briefing entitled WATER OF LIFE; FRESH PERSPECTIVES ON THE WORLD’S WATER CRISIS. The hall was filled to capacity with many seated in the aisles. The briefing, and
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