A recent study out shows that the number one predictor that a Jewish person will give to charity is their connectedness to the Jewish community. This connection made Jews more likely to give to Jewish organizations, as one might expect, but it also made them more likely to give to non-Jewish organizations as well. Jews, the study found, were far more likely than other groups to give.
Is Bigfoot real? What about the Loch Ness monster? Or the Yeti? Legends of these mythical creatures have permeated throughout our history. We hear of Bigfoot sightings from time to time, but aside from a blurry cell phone photo, there’s no real proof that these creatures exist. So why have their stories continued to be a part of our culture?
Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton to release detailed medical records, meanwhile recent polls show the Republican candidate to be only a few points behind Clinton; as part of NPR's new series, "A Nation Engaged," AirTalk will look at America's role in the world throughout this week’s programming; and swimming with dolphins may soon be a tourist attraction of the past.
An alt-righter and others explain the movement few of us had heard of before this week; college students around the country are reacting to a letter from The University of Chicago warning incoming freshman that so-called "trigger warnings" won't be tolerated; plus, Larry & KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this week’s new movie releases including a wide release horror called “Don’t Breathe."
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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