Green Kislev and Hanukkah Challenge to Use CFL Light BulbsWelcome to December and the Jewish month of Kislev! Hanukkah, the Festival of Light, is just around the corner and as the days shorten towards the winter equinox later this month, it seems fitting to focus on how we light our houses for this month’s Green Challenge.
I sat down at the conference table in Senator Collins's office and shared my experience with mass incarceration in my own city of Augusta, ME. Upon visiting a county jail where I would be teaching monthly classes for inmates, I was shown the room which had formerly housed the chapel.
This winter holiday season we have started to see a trend that could come to be known as the “revolt against Black Friday.” Black Friday sales fell this year by $1 billion dollars, or 10% compared to last year. Certain stores even cl