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Yom Kippur break fasts are notoriously epic — all manner of smoked fishes and delicate pastries are piled high on the best china (or, if you're feeding dozens, paper plates). For many of those gathered around a table heaped with traditional Eastern European delicacies, engaging in the holiday meal is a way to connect with their Jewish roots. Courtesy of Russ & Daughters hide caption

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When The Parents Are White, The Child Is Black, And The Churches Are Segregated

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Earthquake In Mexico Hit Churches Hard in Puebla State

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"We don't read much Torah, but we've read every word Philip Roth ever wrote," says On the Media host Bob Garfield. "We don't necessarily even believe in God, but we believe deeply in lox and bagels." Adam Baker/Flickr hide caption

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'We Believe Deeply In Lox And Bagels': What It Means To Be A Secular Jew

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Nearly 400,000 Of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya Seek Asylum In Bangladesh

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Islamic Society Of Tampa Bay Opened As An Evacuation Shelter

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Steve Bannon Criticizes Catholic Bishops For Response To DACA

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Cathedral Dean On Decision To Remove Confederate Stained-Glass Windows

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