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JTA – The end of every year brings the grim task of remembering the prominent Jews who passed away over the previous 12 months. But in doing so, we are able to pay tribute to their … more
As 2018 came to an end, the Jewish Federation Foundation of Greater Rhode Island saw an upswing in the number of donors interested in creating Donor Advised Funds. The use of DAFs remains a … more
Beginning in February, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will partner with Ripples Swim School to provide children and youth swimming lessons at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in … more
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island recently received a four-star rating by Charity Navigator, an assessment organization that evaluates charitable organizations in the United States. Four … more
“Pulling Back the Curtain: The Good, The Ugly, The Real of a Journey with Disabilities” is the title of a provocative presentation by Whitney Ellenby, who will speak on Feb. … more
On the 55th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “War on Poverty” speech, leaders from around Rhode Island gathered Jan. 8 at the State House in Providence to call on … more
“I survived by sheer willpower. I was beaten, I was tortured.  I was starved. The will to live — no matter how difficult the instances were, the circumstances.  I did not … more
As the newly minted public relations representative for Singing the Dream 2019, I was simply there to do my job: get photos of the chorus and write a news release about the event. Little did I … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Bryant Johnson says pressure creates diamonds, and I think I just upped the carat level.   Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer did not know that his … more
Rabbi Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, a professor of religion at Wheaton College and the author of “Gastronomic Judaism as Culinary Midrash,” has confessed to eating possibly non-Kosher … more
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