Big Otter River Progress and Setbacks

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After a very rainy start to summer my research is underway and I am seeing great progress towards the restoration of the Big Otter River. Due to heavy rainfall through the month of June, my initial timeline was drastically changed. Instead of starting my project with initial observations in the field I instead started my […]

Best of Wives and Best of Women- Discovering Treasures

I’ve now completed most of my visits for my research; New York City, Philadelphia, Morristown, Albany, Saratoga, and Washington DC. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind, and I’ve probably walked more than a few miles in my various tours, but it’s been a blast nonetheless. I’ve been able to walk in Eliza’s footsteps, and […]

Abstract: Beta Israel

Since its inception in 1948, Israel has been a self-proclaimed haven for Jews around the world. In 1991 the Israeli government declared that Ethiopian Jews facing persecution, otherwise known as the “Beta Israel” had the right of return (the right of any Jew to return to Israel) and therefore pioneered a rescue mission to bring […]