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On March 5, first-graders at the Providence Hebrew Day School had a party to celebrate receiving new siddurim. At right, Levi Yehuda Golden, Yaakov Flig, and Lieba Laufer sing about how they look … more
CANTON, MASS. – On March 3, over 170 members and friends of Hadassah gathered at the Blue Hill Country Club, in Canton, to honor Karen Asher and other “Unsung Heroes” of the … more
For years, Michele Keir enjoyed a successful career as a commercial artist and graphic designer. Now retired, she has begun to create art for its own sake. Keir spoke with Jewish Rhode Island … more
Fourth grade at Providence Hebrew Day School culminated its half-year study of social studies with a Presidential Living History Museum on Feb. 14.   As part of PHDS’s celebration … more
CRANSTON – At 90, Tillie Orleck is sharp and spry. She still drives, and seems to know everyone at the Providence and Cranston Kosher senior meal sites, where her “near-perfect … more
Jeffrey Padwa will be recognized with the Extraordinary Leadership Award by the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies on March 31 at its 2019 annual conference in Atlanta for his exceptional … more
Hadassah Rhode Island installed its executive board for 2019 during a meeting at The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence, in Warwick, on Feb. 3. The board will be led by president … 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
As we were making plans to go on a baseball trip to Japan this past September, we realized that we would be in Tokyo for Rosh Hashanah. We made arrangements to attend Erev Rosh Hashanah services … more
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