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RISD grad’s photos explore queer Jewry

Friday, April 9

Shterna Goldbloom’s photographic artwork builds bridges between two worlds that seem to have a sizable distance between them: queer identity and Hasidic Jewish identity. Goldbloom, of …
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Cantor Jeff Cornblatt sees new opportunities amid a changing world

Friday, April 9

When Cantor Jeff Cornblatt opens a side door into Congregation B’nai Israel’s expansive synagogue in Woonsocket, visitors quickly become aware that the building is a gorgeous, confident, …
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Arts Emanu-El to screen 2 movies about Italy during WWII

Friday, April 9

Arts Emanu-El and the Temple Emanu-El Providence Jewish Film Festival will present two documentaries about Italy during World War II, “Holy Silence” and “Syndrome K,” in …
Editor's column

Thoughts that bloom in April

Like all of you, we have just celebrated our second pandemic Passover. Our seder, once again, was largely a Zoom connection. But unlike last year, this year my extended family was able to gather …

Ode to Zoom

Congratulations on adapting

Renew your commitment to good health

Ending a dark year with the Festival of Lights

Giving thanks during a November like no other

This month's print issue

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Michael Mroz, 65

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Michael Sadick, 102 Tamah Lichterman Sadick, 94

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Gloria Siegel, 73

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When I came to Barrington in the summer of 1974 to serve as rabbi of Temple Habonim (then called the Barrington Jewish Center), I made it clear at the outset that I do not believe that our Torah is …
When ‘hope and history rhyme’

I am not ashamed to say that I wept tears of relief when I heard President Joe Biden begin his inaugural address with these words: “This is America’s Day. This is democracy’s day. A …

Other news

Historic preservation subject of Touro Synagogue Foundation program

On May 13 at 7 p.m., Thompson M. Mayes of the National Trust for Historic Preservation will discuss his book, “Why Old Places Matter: How Historic Places Affect Our Identity and …

Little Rhody goes big in celebrating the ‘Yoms’

'Berkshires Farm Table Cookbook' authors to speak

A Sweet Pesach

Project Shoresh Purim program offered timeless message

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Remember the Past

Spring of 1951 revisited

Friday, April 9

“May you live in interesting times,” an apocryphal curse, certainly applies to the months since the election. Perhaps historians will find these months “interesting,” but …

Letters to the Editor

Difference of opinion

Friday, April 9

Unlike tenured college professors, countries and peoples may be eliminated. The Boycott Divestment, Sanctions movement is about weakening and eliminating Israel. It is not about Palestinian rights. …

New market stirs memories

Thursday, March 4

On Oct. 31, 1983, my dad, Sumner "Sonny " Gold, closed the door on Sugarman’s Kosher Meat Market for the last time. His lease was up and due to a shifting Kosher market, he decided that it was …


A Lemon Delight for Any Occasion

Friday, April 9

Baked Lemon Donuts Serves: 12 Ingredients 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 eggs 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 …