As Tight-Knit Jewish Communities Splinter, Shofar Takes Synagogue To The People

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Matzo ball soup is a classic recipe straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as reflected in this jalapeño-inflected family recipe from chef Pati Jinich. Copyright Ellen Silverman hide caption

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For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

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Lutheran Minister Preaches A Gospel Of Love To Junkies, Drag Queens And Outsiders

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Black Evangelical Amisho Baraka: Why I'm Not Voting For Trump Or Clinton

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The Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church in Lyles Station. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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In Indiana, The Last Remnants Of America's Free African-American Settlements

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Anti-Defamation League Steps Up Efforts To Combat Anti-Semitism Online

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up a Bible that was given to him by his mother as he speaks during the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 25, 2015. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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What Does Trump's Promise Of A Nation 'Under One God' Really Mean?

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Trump's Vision: Uniting 'Under One God' Vs. Religious Freedom

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After 100 Years, Yisrael Kristal Will Finally Get His Bar Mitzvah

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VP Pick Tim Kaine's Stand On Abortion Is At Odds With Catholic Teachings

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N.J. Church Group To Resettle Syrian Refugee Family With Special Needs

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Biryani is a popular South Asian dish made with rice and meat, fish or vegetables. Though it is rarely made with beef, it has recently become the target of some Hindu activists in India who want to protect the holy cow. John S Lander/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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In Fight Against Islamophobia, Muslim Americans Focus On The Ballot Box

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the Value Voters Summit on Friday, Sept. 9, in Washington, DC. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Evangelical Gathering A Sign Conservative Christians Slow To Embrace Trump

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Native American protestors gather at a construction site for the Dakota Access pipeline to perform a daily prayer ceremony. Over 1,000 people, most Native American, have gathered at two prayer camps along the Cannonball River near its confluence with the Missouri in North Dakota to protest the Dakota Access pipeline. Andrew Cullen hide caption

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Native Americans march to a sacred site on Sunday that they say was disturbed by bulldozers working on the Dakota Access Pipeline, near the encampment where hundreds of people have gathered to join the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's protest. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Sad And Absurd': The U.S.S.R.'s Disastrous Effort To Create A Jewish Homeland

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Sept. 11 Marked Turning Point For Muslims In Increasingly Diverse America

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Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary arrives at the Old Bailey in London for the start of his trial on Jan. 11. Choudary and Mohammed Rahman were convicted of inviting support for Islamic State. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mother Teresa, Now A Saint, Was Not Without Flaws

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