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I'm Converting: One Mother's Unexpected Path To Judaism

Jane Kemp grew up in a non-denominational Protestant church, but when she learned her adopted son had Jewish ancestry, it set her on a path to conversion she never could have imagined.

Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick performs onstage during the Lung Transplant Project Gala in October 2017 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Lung Transplant hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering A Soprano With The 'Warmth And Strength Of The Sun'

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Abide with Me; 'tis Eventide Charity Tillemann-Dick
Abide with Me; 'tis Eventide James Hebdon

David Calderwood and Crystal Abel of Newport, Vt., sit with Abel's dogs Mike (left) and Zoe. David lives in Crystal's house, and she helps him with his medications and medical needs. He pays room and board, and Abel is also compensated by the state with Medicaid dollars. Emily Corwin/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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A Workable Alternative To Nursing Homes In Vermont — Adult Family Care

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Collage of Dreams John Beltran
Can't Find My Way Home Alison Krauss
Minor Swing Stéphane Grappelli

Larry Kahn (left) and Dave Lockwood practice tiddlywinks. The game has a startlingly simple premise for a game that draws an academic fandom. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Not Just Child's Play: World Tiddlywinks Champions Reclaim Their Glory

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Baloji's Kaniama: The Yellow Version is due out May 3. Kyle Weeks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Baloji Finds His Freedom In Between Genres

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Hiver Indien/Ghetto Mirador Baloji
Divisions Nomo
Comin' Home Baby East West
Blues for Senda Hiroshima
Mistress of Storms Bruce Cockburn
Africa Karriem Riggins
Kilgore Trout Spunkshine

Margaret Trudeau, once in the limelight as a socialite and Canada's first lady, is now set to present her own life story in the one-person show Certain Woman of an Age. Kirsten Miccoli/Courtesy of Second City hide caption

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Margaret Trudeau Takes Center Stage — This Time, On Purpose

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I'm Converting: One Mother's Unexpected Path To Judaism

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Oyfn Pripetshik Oded Melchner
Abu's Courtyard Tim Sparks
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