Rabbi Chaim Block Extended Interview
December 11, 2015
Rabbi Chaim Block Extended Interview
"We'll find as many opportunities as we can to light the menorah because, after all, it's about bringing as much light as we can into our world."
December 11, 2015
01:34
All Saints Day Prayer Flags
October 30, 2015
All Saints Day Prayer Flags
"We’re tapping into all of this long history of practices that have gone before us honoring this season of Hallowtide in the church,” says Terri Lynn Simpson, former assistant director and program coordinator at Washington National Cathedral’s Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage.
October 30, 2015
01:56
A New Jewish Prayer Book
September 11, 2015
A New Jewish Prayer Book
"We really wanted to create a prayer book that is inclusive of the full range of who is in our community today," says Rabbi Hara Person, executive editor of the Reform movement’s new holiday prayer book.
September 11, 2015
04:07
Rabbi Hara Person Extended Interview
September 11, 2015
Rabbi Hara Person Extended Interview
“We come every year. We sit in these pews, and yet every year our lives have changed, and we can really reflect on that change from year to year. Who is with us this year? Who was with us last year who’s not with us this year? Who’s going to be with us next year?”
September 11, 2015
09:36
Rabbi Andrew Busch Extended Interview
September 11, 2015
Rabbi Andrew Busch Extended Interview
Watch more of our interview with Rabbi Andrew Busch of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation about Reform Judaism’s new prayer book for the High Holy Days.
September 11, 2015
01:17
Upanayanam
July 24, 2015
Upanayanam
We visited a Hindu religious coming-of-age ceremony for nine-year-old Rushil Ramakrishnan at the Hindu Temple in Adelphi, Maryland.
July 24, 2015
06:39
Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace
June 5, 2015
Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace
More than 2,200 candle-lit paper lanterns with individually written messages of peace were set afloat onto a large reflecting pool in New York City in honor of people who have dedicated their lives to the cause of peace.
June 5, 2015
02:56
Shavuot
May 14, 2015
Shavuot
The Jewish holiday of Shavuot, says Rabbi Shira Stutman, is a time of “rejoicing in the harvest, rejoicing in this gift of Torah that God has given us, and rejoicing in the ability to learn from Torah in each and every generation.”
May 14, 2015
03:11
Black-Jewish Unity Seder
April 3, 2015
Black-Jewish Unity Seder
"The story of the seder, the story of freedom and justice, is a universal story. It’s not too much of an exaggeration to say that just about everything we do stems from this story—this idea that we were slaves, and we were freed, and now it’s our responsibility to work for freedom for people ...
April 3, 2015
01:59
Abdu’l Karim Ewing-Boyd Extended Interview
March 20, 2015
Abdu’l Karim Ewing-Boyd Extended Interview
"The fast is a time for me to remind myself, to reclaim myself, to be in charge of my body and not simply respond to random physical promptings. This is just something that I look forward to more and more every year and it gives me more time to recognize my strength in prayer."
March 20, 2015
05:03
Churches in Pubs
February 20, 2015
Churches in Pubs
Rev. Phillip Heinze says when he realized that for some people the most difficult thing is walking through the doors of a church, he decided to “try a new church in a place that’s not so scary."
February 20, 2015
07:18
Preparing for Losar
February 13, 2015
Preparing for Losar
Sharing a special meal and performing rituals of spiritual cleansing help Tibetan Buddhists get ready for the upcoming new year.
February 13, 2015
02:59