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Monday Link Roundup

Happy Monday! As always, here for your reading pleasure is Repair the World’s weekly roundup of inspiring service and social action-related posts from around the web.

  • Tablet Magazine shared a profile about a Colorado-based couple who are producing organic, heritage breed kosher meat – making the world more sustainable and more delicious at the same time.
  • The Huffington Post published an essay by Joelle Novey about her own (as well as other religious leaders’) environmental activism around the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
  • Rochester Patch shared the inspiring story of a teenage girl who wrote an uplifting and comforting book for kids, like herself, who have lost a parent.
  • GOOD reports that San Francisco is promoting safer nighttime bike riding by handing out 2,000 free bike lights to the city’s riders.
  • Have Fun Do Good ends things on an eco-friendly holiday note, sharing 25 different handmade gifts you can make using your digital photo collection.
  • CNN announced its heroine of the year, Robin Lim, an American woman who has helped thousands of poor Indonesian women have a healthy pregnancy and birth.
  • 2011 Nobel Prize winners announced!

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Monday Link Roundup

Happy Monday! Hopefully you had a wonderful Rosh Hashanah celebration and a restful weekend. Stay in the High Holiday spirit with Repair the World’s Marathon of Good: 10 opportunities to serve between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. To get you geared up, here is your weekly round up of inspiring service stories from around the web.