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Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Controversy; America’s Original Sin; The Boxer
January 29, 2016
Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Controversy; America’s Original Sin; The Boxer
A lawsuit alleges that some private yeshivas run by Hasidic Jewish sects are not complying with New York state law by not teaching English, math, and science; an activist, pastor, and preacher says white and black churches must cross the bridge to a new America now; and a church in Baltimore runs a ...
January 29, 2016
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Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Controversy
January 29, 2016
Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Controversy
“I am a father of three children, and my concern today is that they should get a proper education, as all children are entitled to, in order to succeed in whatever they want to do when they get older,” says Yoel Falkowitz, a Hasidic Jew.
January 29, 2016
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America’s Original Sin
January 29, 2016
America’s Original Sin
“America’s original sin—it isn’t just slavery,” says author, activist, and Sojourners editor Jim Wallis. “It’s the kind of racism we created to justify the use of black people as chattel and property to build this nation, to say from the beginning that black lives matter less than ...
January 29, 2016
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America’s Original Sin Extended Conversation
January 29, 2016
America’s Original Sin Extended Conversation
“American exceptionalism, which I’ve been critical of for years, could be made true if we become a majority of minorities who learn to live together justly, and fairly, and respectfully,” says author and activist Jim Wallis.
January 29, 2016
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Social Media and Grieving; India Beef Ban; World Hijab Day
January 22, 2016
Social Media and Grieving; India Beef Ban; World Hijab Day
Millions now turn to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube to participate digitally in group grieving; recent religious violence traces back to an age-old controversy over the sacredness of cows in Hinduism; and an annual event encourages non-Muslim women to try wearing the headscarf for a day.
January 22, 2016
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Social Media and Grieving
January 21, 2016
Social Media and Grieving
"Cyberspace just gives us a new place to grieve, a new place to create rituals, a new place to memorialize the death of someone we care about," says Carla Sofka, professor of social work at Siena College and co-editor of a book on death and grief in an online universe.
January 21, 2016
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India Beef Ban
January 21, 2016
India Beef Ban
“We don’t even believe that the cow is an animal,” says Devender Nayak. “We see it as a manifestation of God.”
January 21, 2016
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World Hijab Day
January 21, 2016
World Hijab Day
“A headscarf isn’t meant to hurt you; it’s what’s meant to protect you. You’re modest in the sense of God looking at you, but you’re modest to other people as well,” says Umand Weerasinghe, a young Buddhist woman in Maryland whose Muslim friend Sofia Amir loaned her a scarf to wear for ...
January 21, 2016
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More on World Hijab Day
January 21, 2016
More on World Hijab Day
Watch two more women, one a Muslim and one a non-Muslim, participate in World Hijab Day, and see what their experiences are like. Say Muslim Yasmine Ison: “Wearing the hijab [gives] me this whole other freedom that I never had. I started to notice this control I had of myself.”
January 21, 2016
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Doctors and End-of-Life Discussions; Sweet Honey in the Rock; Istanbul’s Historic Religious Monuments
January 15, 2016
Doctors and End-of-Life Discussions; Sweet Honey in the Rock; Istanbul’s Historic Religious Monuments
Hospital patients who don't express their end-of-life wishes can receive aggressive treatments that even their doctors say they wouldn't want for themselves; after 40 years of singing for social justice, this a capella group has released a music video tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr; a ...
January 15, 2016
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Sweet Honey in the Rock
January 14, 2016
Sweet Honey in the Rock
“It’s a very painful situation that we find ourselves in, of looking at where we’ve been and perhaps making the wrong assumption that so much progress has been made, when we see ourselves retreating right back to some of the same behaviors,” said Sweet Honey in the Rock member Nitanju Bolade ...
January 14, 2016
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Istanbul’s Historic Religious Monuments
January 14, 2016
Istanbul’s Historic Religious Monuments
Recent ISIS-linked bombings in Istanbul took place near two of the city's top tourist destinations, which are also two of the city's most important religious monuments: Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Watch scenes of both as author and Ottoman scholar Scott Rank, who lives in Turkey, discusses ...
January 14, 2016
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