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Airs Thursday, October 6, at 1 p.m. Rosh Hashanah - Highlighting the spiritual and cultural significance of the Jewish High Holy Days, this program celebrates Rosh Hashanah with traditional melodies and classical music selections by Bloch and Handel. Performers include harpist Rachel Van Voorhees, soprano Stacy Lowe, violinist Lisa Rautenberg, and the Western Wind.

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Commentator Gary Joiner profiles Cyrus the Great, a ruler whose three-decade reign created the largest empire the world had yet seen.

Airs Sunday, September 28 at 6 p.m.  Host Larry Josephson talks with Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, Chancellor Emeritus of the Jewish Theological Seminary, about the history, liturgy and customs of the Jewish High Holy Days, and the value of these ancient rituals in the modern age.  The Jewish High Holy Days are the most solemn time on the Jewish calendar. The ten-day period between Rosh Hashanah (The Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) are a period of renewal and reflection. Larry Josephson talks with Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, Chancellor Emeritus of the Jewish Theological Seminary, about the history, liturgy and customs of the High Holy Days, and the value of these ancient rituals in the modern age. Music appropriate to the High Holy Days is interspersed throughout.

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his views on separation of church and state in the U.S. and how this differs from his native Ireland.

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Centenary College’s annual symposium called "Forum" gets underway this week with a focus on science and religion in public schools. Three events are planned to spark a community conversation. 

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles one of America's greatest theologians, Jonathan Edwards.

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Aired Monday,  July 12, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.