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Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism; Prison Nonviolence Project
May 10, 2013
Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism; Prison Nonviolence Project
We look at the challenges facing those who decide to leave the confines of the tight-knit ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, and we visit a program in San Quentin prison that helps inmates deal with the emotional pain at the root of their criminal behavior through meditation and contemplation.
May 10, 2013
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Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism
May 10, 2013
Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Judaism
A support group called Footsteps is providing counsel to those who have chosen to leave the confines of the ultra-Orthodox world in which they were raised.
May 10, 2013
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Samuel Heilman Extended Interview
May 10, 2013
Samuel Heilman Extended Interview
Watch more of our interview with sociology professor Samuel Heilman about the difficulties of leaving the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
May 10, 2013
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Prison Nonviolence Project
May 10, 2013
Prison Nonviolence Project
"These are safe men. Not only will they not create conflict and violence in your community, they can help resolve it," says Jacques Verduin. His program in San Quentin prison is helping inmates deal with the emotional pain at the root of their criminal behavior.
May 10, 2013
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Muslim Antiterrorism; Iraqi Refugees in California; Room to Read
May 3, 2013
Muslim Antiterrorism; Iraqi Refugees in California; Room to Read
What US Muslims can do to stop extremism; Iraqi refugees resettling in San Diego and the groups who are helping them adjust to life in America; and a former Microsoft executive who founded a nonprofit called Room to Read.
May 3, 2013
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Muslim Antiterrorism
May 3, 2013
Muslim Antiterrorism
"What we can do, number one, is to ensure that there’s a counter narrative, that there’s a narrative of life, of positivity," says Haris Tarin, director the Washington office of the Muslim Public Affairs Council.
May 3, 2013
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Iraqi Refugees in California
May 3, 2013
Iraqi Refugees in California
"Just like we help the veterans who come home from the wars, and they have a lot of challenges, so also we have a responsibility and a need to help these folks as well," says Mike McKay, director of refugee services for Catholic Charities in San Diego.
May 3, 2013
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Room to Read
May 3, 2013
Room to Read
When former Microsoft executive John Wood discovered the world’s need for books, he was trekking in Nepal and recalling what he had read in the Dalai Lama’s book “The Art of Happiness” about the importance of giving something to someone in need.
May 3, 2013
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Painting Icons
May 1, 2013
Painting Icons
Iconographer Seraphim O'Keefe talks about how icons play a role similar to fasting in the Orthodox tradition. Both, he says, are ways of finding order and beauty.
May 1, 2013
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Birmingham and the Children’s March
April 26, 2013
Birmingham and the Children’s March

KIM LAWTON, correspondent: At the Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, local students are on a field trip, learning how 50 years ago, kids around their age played a pivotal role in the struggle against segregation. One of them was … More

April 26, 2013
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Freeman Hrabowski Extended Interview
April 26, 2013
Freeman Hrabowski Extended Interview
Watch an extended interview with Freeman Hrabowski, president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, who in 1963 was one of many children who was placed in jail for marching in Birmingham.
April 26, 2013
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Baseball and Religion
April 26, 2013
Baseball and Religion
Baseball, like religion, has its own relics, prophets, rituals, and in the game's most magnificent moments, a sense of "the ineffable," according to John Sexton, president of New York University and author of "Baseball as a Road to God."
April 26, 2013
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