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Watch: New Video Highlights Chinese Female Mosques and Imams

"The Last Call to Prayer" explores the world of female-run mosques and woman imams in China's Hui Muslim population. more
Talmud study. (Zoltan Kluger/GPO/Getty Images)
The Art of Debate: Jewish Style
Micah D. Halpern: "The text has within it dialogue and from the very beginning there is disagreement." more
Highlights from biographer Deborah Baker's talk in Mumbai on Nov. 26, 2011. (10 min., 14 sec.)
A Convert's Tale of Exile and Extremism
Deborah Baker recounts how Margaret Marcus of Larchmont became Maryam Jameelah of Lahore, one of the most trenchant voices of Islam's argument with the West. more
The Great Debates: Islamic Debate- Speaker Bios
Professor Ebrahim Moosa, Imam Khalid Latif and Imam Shamsi Ali more
In New York on June 2, Gautam Adhikari argues that modern India survives by remaining a secular, pluralist democracy. (4 min., 17 sec.)
Gautam Adhikari Vs. 'The Intolerant Indian'
Veteran journalist argues India's founding ideals are under attack from several quarters. more
L to R: Nissim Reuben, Maina Chawla Singh, and Ken Robbins after the screening of Next Year in Bombay in Washington, DC on May 10, 2011. (Video below.)
An Indian Twist on the Jewish Diaspora
Following a documentary screening, members of historic minority community share their story. more
Prof. Tu speaking at the 2011 National Chinese Language Conference (Eleise Jones/Asia Society)
The New Confucianism
A tradition that emphasizes learning, un-learning, and re-learning. Try the new Confucianism in your teaching. more
Nanjing University professor Xu Xin reflects on the historical ties between China, Judaism, and Jews in Washington on Mar. 11, 2011. (4 min., 7 sec.)
Jewish Communities in China: Kaifeng, Harbin, Shanghai
Did Jewish communities in China help pave the way for the country's modernization? more