Topic: Belief and Practice

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    Rabbi Irwin Kula, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, says everything having to do with Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is designed “to help us make teshuva, return to that deepest path that we know we want to be on.” More

    September 11, 2009 | Comments

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    "On Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur thousands of people gather together and go through many, many prayers in which we ask ourselves, how have I done?"

    September 11, 2009 | Comments

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    "Ramadan is that really intense, focused way of fasting and working on our own selves," says Rahima Ullah, "and then working on our relationships to others and ultimately to God."

    August 28, 2009 | Comments

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    An interactive museum in Brooklyn teaches children and their families the universal values rooted in Jewish tradition.

    August 21, 2009 | Comments

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    RABBI LAWRENCE TROSTER (GreenFaith): To be bar-mitzvahed is to come of age in the Jewish tradition. For women, it’s bat mitzvah. Many years ago, the rabbis had to create, what you might say, a legal definition of what it meant … More

    August 14, 2009 | Comments

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    Sunitha Mani is an Indian Hindu, born in America. Her mother calls her a modern girl. Even so, as she prepares for her marriage, she is going the traditional route, and then some.

    July 31, 2009 | Comments

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    "He deserves to pray. He has a right to faith, too," says Safiyyah Muhammad of her autistic son, Sufyaan. Their mosque in Irvington, New Jersey and other houses of worship are working to accept and include people with disabilities and special needs.

    July 2, 2009 | Comments

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    St. John's University history professor John Rao, a traditionalist Roman Catholic, has made the three-day pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres Cathedral more than half a dozen times and says the experience is filled with ritual, ceremony, and spiritual fervor.

    June 19, 2009 | Comments

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    It is the task of every generation to retell the Exodus story of deliverance and freedom and to try to make the world better, says Michael Walzer, author of EXODUS AND REVOLUTION. More

    April 3, 2009 | Comments

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    David Masci, a senior research fellow at the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, discusses religious, ethical, and moral perspectives on lifting federal funding limits on embryonic stem cell research.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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