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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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