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BY JTA STAFF (JTA) – The end of each year offers the opportunity to remember the Jewish figures we lost over the past 12 months who left outsized impressions on our world. This year, … more
Warren Buffett, one of the world’s wealthiest people and most influential voices in investing and finance, acknowledges that he wouldn’t have reached those heights without guidance … 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 “Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom,” a testament to the way Wiesel shaped the … 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
Rhode Island joined thousands of communities across the globe in celebration of the 2019 Shabbos Project in November. The festivities started with a challah bake on Thursday evening and full Shabbat … more
Judaism, philosopher and rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote, emphasizes holiness in time. While that might work well for philosophers, Jews over the centuries have worked hard to make spaces holy … more
The advent of the local basketball season raises the perennial hopes of Bruce Wolpert’s University of Rhode Island’s Rams, Judge Howard Lipsey’s Providence College Friars, Judge … more
BY JESSICA MURPHY PROVIDENCE – “Kissing the ground” was never on Stanley Ulbrych’s agenda. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what happened, only minutes after … more
Hanukkah is a time for celebration throughout the Jewish Rhode Island community. Above, the lighting of the menorah at the Rhode Island State House is always festive. Among the other activities: … more
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