Rosh Hashanah
September 29, 2000
Rosh Hashanah
We spoke with Rabbis Deborah Wechsler and Robert Tobin, both of Chizuk Amuno congregation in Baltimore, Maryland, about the High Holidays and their preparation for them.
September 29, 2000
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Orthodox Easter
April 28, 2000
Orthodox Easter
The world’s more than 250 million Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate the feast of Pascha, or Easter, at the end of Holy Week. They observe the Julian calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar followed by most westerners.
April 28, 2000
Disabled Worshippers
October 1, 1999
Disabled Worshippers
Many individuals are hoping to make places of worship more accessible to persons with disabilities. The issue goes beyond just being able to get up the steps or hear the sermon; it's about changing attitudes toward the disabled. There is a large pool of disabled worshippers who want to be more than ...
October 1, 1999
The Hajj, Part Three
July 10, 1998
The Hajj, Part Three
"Home from the Hajj," is the last chapter in our story of one man's journal of faith. In April, almost two million Muslims converged on Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage. One of this year's pilgrims is Abdul Alim Mubarak from Maplewood, New Jersey. We first met him as he ...
July 10, 1998
The Hajj, Part Two
April 17, 1998
The Hajj, Part Two
Previously, we told the story of Abdul Alim Mubarak, a Muslim, a CNN videotape editor, who lives in New Jersey, as he said good-bye to his family and took off for Saudi Arabia on his first religious pilgrimage, the hajj. Now, we have the story of Mubarak's hajj, reported by our correspondent Anisa ...
April 17, 1998
The Hajj, Part One
March 27, 1998
The Hajj, Part One
On April 5, Muslims around the world will begin observing events associated with the annual hajj, one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith. Millions are converging on Mecca, located near the west coast of Saudi Arabia. Anisa Mehdi accompanies one American pilgrim as he says good-bye to his ...
March 27, 1998
Ash Wednesday
February 20, 1998
Ash Wednesday
Western Christians begin the 40 day Lenten season with a priest making the sign of the cross in ashes on their foreheads. Rev. William Tully of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in New York talks about the significance of the ashes and of Lent.
February 20, 1998
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