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“The Spy Behind Home Plate,” the first documentary to tell the real story of Morris “Moe” Berg, the enigmatic and brilliant Jewish baseball player turned spy, will be shown at … more
When you think of “Fiddler on the Roof,” does the music start playing in your head? Are the words to “Tradition” booming in your thoughts? Ruthy Froch, who plays Hodel in the production now playing at the Providence Performing Arts Center, says the classic play still resonates with audiences today. more
On Jan. 26, “Singing the Dream,” an annual civic and cultural event, will bring together singers from all walks of life for an afternoon of song and fellowship in tribute to the life and legacy of civil rights leader and American hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. more
Have you “Heard it Through the Grapevine?” Temple Sinai’s annual Valentine’s concert on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. is Motown LOVE! Cantor Deborah Johnson and her band will have everyone “Dancing in the Streets” to the cool and funky jams of the ’60s and ’70s by The Temptations, The Miracles, The Supremes, and, of course, Aretha Franklin!  more
On Sunday, Jan. 26, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will kick-off its “Behind the Book” visiting author series, which was produced with the Jewish Book Council and a … more
Behind the Book comes to URI on Jan. 29 at 7 p.m., when author Ariel Burger discusses his book “Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom,” a testament to the way Wiesel shaped the thoughts and principles of a generation. The book grants insights into the influences behind Wiesel’s own beliefs. Burger entreats readers to remember that Wiesel sought to spur people to act; that it is not enough to just be mindful of the existence of good and evil. more
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will hold its annual event for Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month on Feb. 6.   This year’s topic is … more
(JTA) – Netflix has aired a new documentary series about the death of Alberto Nisman, a Jewish prosecutor in Argentina who was assassinated in 2015 ahead of his testimony about Iranian … more
“The Last Flight of Petr Ginz,” a documentary that connects the space shuttle Columbia disaster and the Holocaust, is the next film in the Israeli Culture Series, screening Jan. 8 at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence. more
The Cranston playwright, 61, is married to Amy Olson, executive director of the University of Rhode Island Hillel since 2005. The couple have two grown children, Daniel and Shira. Early … more
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