Fran Ostendorf
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We are all crazy about our pets. I am reminded of that each year when we get ready for our annual Pet Issue, one of our most popular special editions. This year, with the switch to monthly … more
It’s April, the season of showers, flowers, spring, cleaning and Passover! Yes, Passover. It’s not too early to begin thinking about our springtime holiday commemorating our … more
It’s the beginning of March and my thoughts are turning to spring. Who can blame me? We haven’t had a lot of snow this winter, but we’ve had our share of cold temperatures. And … more
The weather outside might be frightful, but the cold always gets me thinking about warmer days. How did you spend the summers of your youth? For many of us, summer signaled the camp season. … more
Welcome to a collector’s item — the first issue of Jewish Rhode Island! We have a new look and a different name, but we’re still the Voice of Greater Rhode Island’s … more
Today’s newspaper may very well turn out to be a collectible. You are reading the last Jewish Voice. The next time you receive your Jewish newspaper, it will feature a brand-new name … more
I am reminded at Hanukkah of the importance of light. Each night we add another candle to the hanukkiah, and it glows more brightly, whether you place it in your window or on a table in your … more
Change is coming to The Jewish Voice. Beginning in January, your community newspaper will switch to a monthly format, while upgrading the website and adding a monthly email newsletter. In … more
Pittsburgh has a strong draw on its natives and anyone who has spent much time in the city once known for its steel mills. We’ve learned about this in the past few weeks as people … more
When I was offered the job as editor of the Jewish Voice, about four and a half years ago, I knew that writing a column came with the territory. I was an avid reader of the editor’s … more
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