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If the Pope had a reckoning with the sex abuse crisis, what would it sound like?

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 06:44
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You don't have to keep your traditions. You can always change them to make them better.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:50
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After we finished recording this episode over coffee at Safaa and Sedra’s apartment, Houda said that it was the most important episode we have reco...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:30
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An Israeli writer was invited by text message to the funeral of a woman she never knew. She attends out of curiosity and finds over seventy people ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Learn About the History of Grog! Also Go Behind the Scenes of a Wine Party Cruise with Captain Jerry! The Wine Fellers is an upbeat, good chemist...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Autobiographical memories are the stories we tell ourselves, but they’re also a window into other people’s experiences. They’re one of the best way...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
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This is a special recording of On Being's columnist, Broderick Greer, reading an excerpt from his piece "Creating Tables of Our Own." Sometimes, w...

Bought by WYAP and KRZA


  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:19
  • Purchases: 2
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What happens when your religious faith and sexual identity directly contradict one another? Josh Tranen lived with this contradiction for years. Ev...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 17:43
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A short form version of the non-narrated ARRVLS feature "Orthodox". What happens when your religious faith and sexual identity directly contradic...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 23:43
  • Purchases: 1
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He's been a womanizing petty criminal. A revolutionary marxist. An ex-con bank robber. A spiritual teacher. This week on ARRVLS, we go on a journey...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 26:10
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Brother Twelve ran a colony on Vancouver Island in the late 1920s. What started as a utopian community ended in pieces. This is a weird exploration...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 43:00
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Hill District pastor and community leader Johnnie Monroe (b.1941) reflects on the importance of the church and his faith in today’s youth to become...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 06:33
Caption: Lise Saffran, Credit: Meredith Turk
Lise Saffran explores her son Jonah’s decision to embark on a Jewish rite of passage, despite the fact that he comes from a secular home.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:58
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“As a 32-year-old younger Catholic nun, I’ve been to countless funerals of our aging sisters. However, nothing could have prepared me for the death...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2015
  • Length: 09:31
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I spent a lot of time with my grandmother when I was a kid. She told me some weird stuff about the imminent end of the world.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 04:19
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Anna Reidy is unable to forget the sound of the "war games" her family involved her in when she was a child, in this detailed report on the organiz...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 10:55
Caption: Ramadan decorations at the Al-Sadi home, Credit: Amina Al-Sadi
Amina Al-Sadi is a 25-year-old American Muslim currently observing the holy month of Ramadan. This year in the west, Ramadan lines up with the summ...

Bought by KREV-LP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, KZYX, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week we revisit a 2012 interview with Georgetown professor, Jacques Berlinerblau. We discuss his most recent book, How to Be Secular: A Call t...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: The infamous staircase., Credit: Mishy Harman
Mishy Harman shares the zany matchmaking adventures of his Orthodox downstairs neighbor, which he had no chance but to overhear because all her dat...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Berkeley-based Wilderness Torah is one group that’s trying to bring new meaning to the old tradition. Intrigued, I tagged along this past spring fo...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 11:58
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This story was the winner on October 17th, 2013 at Fortier Park. The theme was "Thrown." Lindsey Bottinger tells of the sweaty morning in Spain tha...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 06:12
Caption: Eve Abrams and her 2 handled saw, Credit: Greg Schatz
This story was told live on September 17th at 915 N. Dupre. The theme of the evening was "Worth the Wait?" Eve Abrams tells of her attempts to inco...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 06:12
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“Passages: Treasures of the Bible,” currently is in Springfield, Mo, the fifth stop on a national tour. Learn more about the traveling exhibit here...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:16
Caption: Elvis with a cousin and two of the Fruchter children in Memphis, Credit: Harold Fruchter
The story of the Fruchters, an orthodox Jewish family who lived above Elvis Presley’s family in a house in Memphis. They would often call on teenag...

Bought by KFCF FM, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 05:43
  • Purchases: 3
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October is full of ghosts, but in our show we will not be talking about little kids who wear white sheets.

Bought by WMUU-LP and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2