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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
(JTA) – Gal Gadot and her husband are remaking an Israeli crime drama for showing in the United States. Gadot and Yaron Varsano’s Pilot Wave production company has joined Endemol Shine … more
It will be an afternoon featuring the arts on Jan. 5 at Temple Habonim in Barrington. At 1 p.m., there will be a wine and cheese reception where you can meet the artists exhibiting at the next … more
Cranston playwright Kevin Olson turned his longtime interest in the plight of Soviet Jewry into two plays that shed light on the topic by focusing on a family’s struggles in the former … more
Join The Cardigan Connection and (401)j for a night of laughs with Emmy Award-winning stand-up comedian and all around nice guy Josh Gondelman, as we celebrate his new book “Nice Try: … more
Author, screenwriter, playwright and nationally syndicated columnist Mitch Albom is coming to Temple Beth-El, in Providence, on Nov. 21 as part of his book tour for “Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family.” The new book by Albom, the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, tells the story of Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would profoundly change his heart – and the hearts of readers everywhere. Jewish Rhode Island recently interviewed Albom about Chika’s influence on his life, the role of faith in his journey and his writing process. more
Musician Alicia Svigals returns to Temple Emanu-El on Dec. 14 with her latest project, The Beregovski Suite.  Together with Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Uli Geissendoerfer, they bring … more
Recently, I was astonished to read that Broadway will soon host a third revival of my favorite musical, “The Music Man.”  I can’t wait!    Since I became … more
Taika Waititi’s satirical film “Jojo Rabbit” is finally out! Set in Nazi Germany, the Jewish Maori director famously plays Adolf Hitler. “What better way to insult Hitler than having him played by a Polynesian Jew,” Waititi himself tweeted. more
When Zachary Weinberger and Shari fishman met at Hunter College, in New York City, they had no idea of the extraordinary life together that awaited them. They quickly grew close, forming a bond … more
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