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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 … more
BOSTON (JTA) – On the eve of Passover during the Depression, a juggler in ragged clothes is invited into the home of a poor family with a bare seder table. It's a poignant scene in “The … more
James Pious, chair of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, sounded the shofar for the children of the David C. Isenberg Early Childhood Center in Providence. Even the shofar was properly … more
The Wall Street Journal published an article that you may have missed while you were observing Yom Kippur. Online on Sept. 28, one of its headlines declared, “Israel Emerges as Top Destination … more
As every resident knows and every visitor soon discovers, the Ocean State is blessed by an almost unimaginable array of holy places.  Touro, North America’s oldest surviving synagogue, first brought Betsey and me as summer visitors to Newport in 1983.  But even after living in Little Rhody for more than three decades, there are few pursuits I more enjoy than exploring our state’s synagogues, churches, and meetinghouses – especially with my camera. more
School resumed at Providence Hebrew Day School on Tuesday, Sept. 1.  Students and teachers were so happy to be back in school despite the many COVID-related regulations. All students and … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Sparkling stars and the light of the full harvest moon comfort a young boy and his older sister as they fall asleep in their family sukkah. That’s a scene in … more
Since the coronavirus pandemic shuttered the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island in March, the school has been adjusting to the new safety requirements while continuing to … more
With the 2020-2021 school year about to start, Jewish Rhode Island reached out to the heads of several of Rhode Island’s Hillels with questions on what changes the … more
Applications for service, study and internship programs in Israel have been rising during the past couple of months as people consider their options during the pandemic. more
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