Dopamine fasting, the newest fad to hit Silicon Valley, is being used as a way to get over addictive habits.
Dopamine fasting has fast become a fad in the Silicon Valley, as a way to reset the brain's feel-good chemical. Many religions have advocated fasting for some of the same reasons.
Blowing the shofar during Rosh Hashana is one of the holiday’s many traditions.
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Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are quintessentially Jewish holidays, but an ethicist argues that their values around becoming a better human being, transcend any one religion.
Yom Kippur break fast.
An expert explains why the Jewish practice of abstaining from food on Yom Kippur is so out of step with the rest of Jewish tradition.
A 1932 photograph showing the minaret of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, Mosul.
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As Mosul rebuilds, its history is a reminder that people of many faiths lived in cooperation in the city. In the city was the Tomb of Prophet Jonah, venerated by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike.