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Kamenir-Reznik, 56, with the CooKit thatis preventing assaults and saving lives.
hen her rabbi asked Janice Kamenir-Reznikto help organize againstthe genocide in Darfur, she had onequestion: “Where’s that?” It was thesummer of 2004, and the Sudaneseconflict had yet to make front-page news. But that day, afterreading about the civil war thathad claimed more than 50,000lives and sent tens of thousandsof people into refugee camps,Kamenir-Reznik knew shehad to help.A retired environmentallawyer active in civil-and human-rightsissues, Kamenir-Reznikwas known for herorganizational skills. “I’m avery
activist,” shesays. “Just pondering ideas is
By providing a simple solar cooker to refugeesfrom Darfur, one woman gives hope to a ravagedregion
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