IN the schools

Teva program inspires JCDSRI students to help heal Earth

Thursday, January 31

It has been six weeks since the fifth-graders at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island returned from their milestone three days in the Teva – Shomrei Adamah overnight program. The …
Editor's column

The colder it gets, the warmer our thoughts

The weather outside might be frightful, but the cold always gets me thinking about warmer days. How did you spend the summers of your youth? For many of us, summer signaled the camp season. …

Today, we turn the page

Out with the old, in with the new

Eight splendid points of light

Your Voice, better than ever

Roots forged in steel


Arlene Ellen Kaye, 64

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Melvin “Marty” Kaufman, 89

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Sandra M. Gertz, 85

Thursday, February 7

Lillian S. Lewis, 97

Thursday, February 7

Hope B. Mellion, 95

Thursday, February 7

Steven J. Levy, 58

Thursday, February 7

Molly Kauffman Gordon, 97

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Beatrice Abowitt, 88

Thursday, January 31

Gerald D. Kaplan, 90

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Bernard Engel, 101

Thursday, January 31

Community Q&A

Rabbi Joe Murray brings caring, consolation to those in need

Thursday, January 31

Rabbi Joe Murray has only been in Rhode Island since November 2017. He agreed to answer a few questions as part of Jewish Rhode Island’s ongoing effort to introduce community leaders. What …
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Women Repair the World at the International Lion of Judah Conference

Thursday, January 31

“Women Repair the World” was the theme of the International Lion of Judah Conference held Jan. 13-15, which celebrated women’s philanthropy. Ten women from the Jewish Alliance of …

Words that come from the heart

Beginning with the fall semester of 1980 and continuing through the spring semester of 1988, with generous support from the Jewish Chautauqua Society, I had the privilege of teaching a series of …

The Guide to Jewish Life, 2017-18 issue

Southern New England's only comprehensive directory of Jewish services, business and leadership.

Looking Back

Two Rhode Island advertising giants

Thursday, January 31

Statistics, tables, percentages – they make my eyes roll. At most, they rate a cursory glance. One such cursory glance almost caused me to miss some interesting items in an article by Marvin …


Thank you El Al

Thursday, January 31

Recently I had the opportunity to take a trip to Israel to visit my son Carmi, who is studying there for the year. What made the trip very special was flying on El Al Airlines. A few months …

Cherishes brown siddur

Thursday, January 31

I wanted to comment on your article about the brown siddur (“Timely appearance of brown siddur,” January 2019). I’ve got one too! It belonged to my 92-year-old dad, still with us, …


Sara Lee, Arnold breads will remain certified Kosher

JTA – In a reversal, the largest baking company in the United States will keep Kosher certification on nearly all of its bread and rolls. Bimbo Bakeries USA was set to remove Kosher …