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Stories for Passover about family, slavery, food, and... well, lice.

Bought by KALW, KOSU, KUT, Troy Public Radio, WCPN and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Detail from a 14th-century painting of the Last Supper, appearing on the altar of Siena Cathedral, by Italian painter Duccio di Buoninsegna., Credit: wikipedia
An hour-long program of Early Music, marking the Palm Sunday, Maunday Thursday and Good Friday services leading up to Easter. Makes for a great spe...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Retired American Presbyterian missionary Barry Alter explains, in India, how the Easter story convinced her that Christianity wasn't about converti...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:40
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Music of the Baroque and the WFMT Radio Network are pleased to offer a Holy Week special: Bach’s Passion According to St. John, conducted by Jane G...

Bought by WUAL, WWFM, Interlochen Public Radio, WXXI, KSJE and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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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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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:44
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This is a piece of original fiction I wrote and produced a couple years ago. It's a Nativity story in a garage on an alleyway in Richmond's Fan Dis...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 24:16
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Alex Mar talks about lines that can’t be crossed, the psychological need for ritual, and avoiding the politics in religion.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 25:14
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Music to improve oneself by – from Uzbekistan to Manhattan to Michigan.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harold Lerner, 1945
1943, The Pacific. Aboard a troop ship bound for New Guinea, under threat of enemy fire, a young private is tasked with an awesome responsibility.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 13:58
Caption: Diana Moya Lujan's piece at the Museum of International Folk Art
An N’MPower participant, who wishes to remain anonymous, interviews Spanish Colonial artist Diana Moya Lujan, in a community engagement project bet...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Hankus Netsky
Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Klezmer Conservatory Band founder Hankus Netsky join WCRB's James David Jacobs to share music and memories of Passover...

Bought by WABE, WXXI, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WAMC, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Yahye, a young participant in the Luxton after-school program reflects on the Islamic holiday of Eid.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Brian Balogh speaks with Rabbi Laura Baum, founder of ourjewishcommunity.org, about the myth of the Hanukkah oil, and how it came into being.

Bought by WLPR, Radio Newark, and KFAI


  • Added: Dec 23, 2013
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: “Caught in the Act”: Santa sits atop a chimney, c1900, Credit: Library of Congress
Christmas may be the Big Kahuna of American holy days… but it wasn’t always so. For centuries it was a time of drunken rowdiness, when the poor wou...

Bought by KREV-LP, WLPR, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUIS and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: “Caught in the Act”: Santa sits atop a chimney, c1900, Credit: Library of Congress
Christmas may be the Big Kahuna of American holy days… but it wasn’t always so. For centuries it was a time of drunken rowdiness, when the poor wou...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: “Caught in the Act”: Santa sits atop a chimney, c1900, Credit: Library of Congress
***PROMO FOR SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOW (to be broadcast as of 12/20/2013 or on special schedule)*** 30-second promo for BackStory episode, "Naughty &...

Bought by WCQS and KUHF


  • Added: Dec 12, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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A conversation between Rabbi Ismar Schorsch and Host Larry Josephson about the history, rituals and meaning of Hanukkah--and its importance in our ...

Bought by WNYC, WRFA-LP, KREV-LP, KHNS, WNYC and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 58:10
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: "Houdini and the ghost of Abraham Lincoln," ca. 1920, Credit: Library of Congress
With Halloween coming up, and vampires or zombies regularly topping the box office, it seems Americans can't get enough of all things spooky. This ...

Bought by WFPL News


  • Added: Oct 16, 2013
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: No Room At The Inn, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Three Christmas stories. In the first story family nativities build homes in Haiti. The second story is about a man and a machine in Williamsburg, ...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WHRV, KWIT, and WLRN


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Journalist Pervaiz Shallwani and a psychologist mystery guest
In our second episode, journalist Pervaiz Shallwani discusses his Muslim past and current passion for pork, and a formerly Orthodox Jewish psycholo...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2013
  • Length: 40:05
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Traditional songs to honor the Jewish Festival of Weeks.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: May 17, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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On a Sunday in April, cheery faces populate the groundbreaking of a new church construction project in South Minneapolis. Almost a year earlier, th...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2013
  • Length: 05:08
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Steve Downing shares the story of his unique placement of his Christmas tree and the added benefits it provides his home. Downing also dives into s...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2013
  • Length: 04:38