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Angola Bible School/Tradition of Hats/Jewish Burial Practices (#750)

Lucky Severson looks at an innovative Bible study program being offered at Louisiana State Penitentiary that enables inmates to become chaplains and minister to fellow prisoners; Bob Faw explores the spiritual meaning and cultural significance behind the wearing of hats by women in the African-American Church; Rochell Berman from Chevra Kadisha, the Jewish Burial Society of Boca Raton, Florida, explains the Jewish burial tradition of "Tahara." [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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