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BOSTON (JTA) – Four questions. Four cups of wine. Four types of children. At Passover, the number four figures prominently in the rituals of the seder, the ceremonial holiday meal that can be mesmerizing and mystifying. 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
COVENTRY, R.I. – Dorothy G. Bookbinder died Aug. 15 at Coventry Skilled Nursing and Rehab. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard G. Bookbinder. Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, a … more
Is June the month for graduation? Or should we use the word “commencement ?”  The start of what? Going forth into the wide world of tough and real responsibilities? Or on to … more
In his new book, “The Sacred Now: Cultivating Jewish Spiritual Consciousness” (Wipf & Stock, $18), Rabbi Mark Elber lays out a compelling case for engaging seriously with Jewish … more
The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, is accepting applications for its 2018 Great Jewish Books Summer Program. Due to the popularity of the program in past years, the Center will offer … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Move over, potato latkes. Make room for dosas. The savory fried Indian lentil and rice pancakes take center stage in “Queen of the Dosas,” a gem of a new Hanukkah … more
NEWPORT – Writer Alyson Richman says she often inhabits a long-ago world – and she brought that world to Hadassah Rhode Island’s Books on the Beach fundraiser held on Aug. 9 at … more
The David C. Isenberg Family Early Childhood Center at the Alliance’s Dwares JCC participated in the Week of the Young Child, an annual event hosted by the National Association for the … more
Anyone interested in meeting someone who is very hot in New York literary circles will want to attend a bagel brunch with author Boris Fishman on May 17 in Providence. Fishman will … more
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