The Takeaway

Erasing Religious Holidays From School Calendars

Friday, November 14, 2014

A Maryland Muslim community asked its school board to recognize Muslim holidays. Instead, the board voted to strip the school calendar of religious holiday references.

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The Takeaway

Abbas: Closing Jerusalem Holy Site an Act of War

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Israeli government has closed Temple Mount—a holy site for both Jews and Muslims—which Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called an act of war.

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The Takeaway

Not Your Bubbe's Cooking: Rethinking Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tonight, millions of families will gather around tables for the second night of Rosh Hashanah. It may be a centuries-old celebration, but we're looking for some new recipes to try.

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The Takeaway

Tracing An Ill-Fated Voyage to Escape the Nazis

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Today marks the 75th anniversary of a ship setting sail. It's a ship you probably haven't heard of, but one that tells an important and dark story about our country's past.

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On Being

David Fox and Bruce Weigl — Sacrifice and Reconciliation [remix]

Thursday, May 27, 2004

In remembering the legacy of four World War II chaplains — Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish -- who went down together with their torpedoed ship in 1943, we speak with David Fox, nephew of one of the chaplains. We also hear interviews with surviving veter