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EDITOR’S NOTE: In the April 2019 edition of Jewish Rhode Island, “Brown Divest referendum ‘deeply harmful’ ” offered  an opinion on the student referendum vote … more
After a quiet and steady bull market in 2017, stock market volatility returned with a stomach-churning vengeance in late 2018, conjuring unpleasant memories of the Great Recession of a decade ago … more
If you’re thinking about working as long as possible to increase your retirement savings, you may be wondering whether you can receive Social Security retirement benefits while you’re … more
As the deadline for filing your 2017 income taxes looms, you’ll want to start pulling things together – if you haven’t done so already. This includes getting your hands on a … more
Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Philadelphia and experience my first Democratic National Convention – and what an experience it was.   As a member of the DNC Rules … more
This speech was presented June 15 to the annual meeting of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. The remarks have been slightly edited for publication. As I come to the end of this … more
The Mayor Elorza parking meter economic plague currently destroying Thayer Street local businesses reminds me of an updated version of the old fable about the scorpion that asked a frog for … more
BOSTON (JTA) – In the wake of the Orlando shooting, statements of solidarity with the LGBTQ community quickly tumbled forth. Some expressions of support came from unlikely sources such as the … more
Unlike many members of Newport’s Jeshuat Israel, known far and wide as “Touro Synagogue,” I cannot delight in Judge John J. McConnell’s recent unequivocal decision in support … more
It isn’t easy to make something good out of something horrible, but something positive has occurred in the aftermath of the sickening anti-Semitic graffiti incidents in … more
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