Keyword: Rhode Island
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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
Janus was the two-faced divinity of ancient Rome, facing backward and forward. The past and future, left and right profile, double homily and divided. If someone is described as  … more
The Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association’s archives are a treasure chest of fascinating aspects of our history in Rhode Island: minutes and notes of organizations present and past; … more
PROVIDENCE – Central Falls Rep. Shelby Maldonado is relocating to New York City to become the Hispanic outreach director of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). She has resigned the District 56 seat in the House of Representatives, which she has held since January 2015, effective immediately, according to a statement issued by the House. A second-year student at Roger Williams University School of Law, Maldonado intends to transfer to a New York law school.  more
JANUARY   The Voice turns a new page The Jewish Voice became Jewish Rhode Island. The modernized newspaper features an updated format and a brand-new electronic newsletter. This was … more
The Jewish community of greater Rhode Island celebrated Sukkot 5780 in schools, synagogues and at home with lulav, etrog and meals in the sukkah. Jewish Rhode Island hopes our readers enjoy this peek … more
Michael Fine, a past director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, is a physician, writer and community organizer. He is the chief health strategist for the city of Central Falls and the … more
Did you know that Rhode Island has the highest number of cost-burdened households in New England? According to federal and state standards, a household spending more than 30 percent of its income … more
Peter Zeldin is Jewish Rhode Island's new advertising director. He will lead our efforts to help businesses connect to our readers. The East Greenwich resident has more than 25 years of experience as a sales and account executive with Cox Media.  A New York native, Zeldin has lived in New England for many years. more
 Voting is an important obligation for every citizen of the United States. If you are registered to vote, you should get out and vote on Nov. 6. In most Rhode Island cities and towns, the … more
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