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Many in Rhode Island will remember Maor Mintz, camp shaliach in 2013 and 2014. He and his family live near the Gaza border on Kibbutz Holit. Nitza Attali shared these photos with Jewish Rhode Island … more
I gaze at my hands , with all 10 fingers attached, and I see a miracle. You see, I went to Israel to farm and I didn’t cut off one finger. Prior to going to Israel, my relationship with … more
I’d mostly forgotten about Ivan Boesky when I heard he died May 20 at age 87. But news of his death brought me back to some of my earliest assignments as a Jewish journalist – and how they relate to the controversial Washington Post story about a group of Jewish machers seeking to influence the debate over Israel. more
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders might be a left-winger, but often he is right. However, about Gaza he is very wrong – as are most of my liberal friends. They blame Israel for genocide. … more
If you would like to better understand why young Jews are becoming alienated from Israel, and even from the mainstream Jewish community, watch “Israelism,” a documentary released last … more
Listen as several trip participants discuss the impact of the Solidarity Mission to Israel. more
Applications for grants for Rhode Islanders and nearby Bay Staters to travel to Israel, as well as for RootOne vouchers for eligible teen summer trips to Israel, are now being accepted by several … more
On Oct. 6, JTA led its morning newsletter with an article that had long been in the works – and that we expected to drive conversation in the days ahead: It was a profile of a Jewish dad in … more
A community solidarity mission to Israel, led by the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, has been tentatively scheduled for January. According to information supplied by Alliance leadership, the plan would be to leave Boston on the evening of Sunday, Jan. 14, … more
On Sept. 30 , I had the honor of celebrating my son’s bar mitzvah. I relished every second of sharing this Jewish milestone with my family and friends and … more
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