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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #238

This program featured a report on how the election of Ehud Barak as Israel's prime minister may affect the balance of power within the Israeli government and give more clout to Reform and Conservative Jews; a cover story looking at how Reform Judaism may make a turnaround to practicing more traditional Jewish rituals, including a return to the Hebrew language, the use of head covers and prayer shawls in Shabbat services in order to find greater spirituality; and a feature on former Notre Dame University president Father Theodore Hesburgh, talking to him about his life as one of the Catholic Church's greatest leaders. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: This series provides in-depth coverage of the top religion and ethics stories of the week as well as religious and ethical perspectives on domestic and foreign events and the arts. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy, the series brings viewers breaking news through live and taped reports filed by a team of correspondents in the field and interviews with prominent newsmakers.

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