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My Menu For Lunar New Year: Guilt, Confusion, With A Side Of Angst

When you're hosting this symbol-rich holiday for the first time, how do you assume ownership of rituals you don't cherish?

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My Menu For Lunar New Year: Guilt, Confusion, With A Side Of Angst

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The HIAS welcomes refugees in Philadelphia in 2015. "The faith groups are going to kick and scream and object to every aspect of this disgusting, vile, executive order, which makes America out to be something that it's not," says Mark Hetfield, the organization's president. "You know, we are a country that welcomes refugees." Bill McCay/Getty Images for MoveOn.org hide caption

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Trump Refugee Ban Clashes With Faith-Based Groups' Religious Missions

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