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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Popular open-air markets in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv reportedly were closed by police after the Israeli government decided to tighten the country’s coronavirus … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The immigration of some 250 Ethiopian Jews to Israel has been placed on hold because of the coronavirus. The first 50 immigrants had been scheduled to arrive on Wednesday, … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — In late February, I flew to Long Island to help my 77-year-old mom following her knee replacement surgery.I arrived in the United States with the remnants of a mild winter cold, a slight cough and runny nose – nothing I was concerned about. I spent most of my time at my parents’ home, save the occasional outing and a shiva call at the home of a friend whose husband had just passed away. more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The entire student body of URJ Heller High in Israel, a high school affiliated with the Reform movement, will return to the United States on a chartered flight, along with … more
On March 18, shortly after people around the world have focused on the feminist themes of Purim and International Women’s Day, Or Cohen, Rhode Island shlichah (Israeli emissary) will share … more
Americans don’t have nearly the appreciation that Israelis do for quiche. In the States, it’s an unimaginative brunch addition that never really shines. But in Israel, it’s the star of many lunch tables and an incredible dairy dinner. Not to mention Shavuot, which could literally be called the “quiche holiday.” more
This time in March is the best time to see the colorful flowers around Israel. If you wish to catch a blue and purple field March is the place and time What? Givat HaTurmusim, or “Hill … more
If you travel to the Golan Heights, be sure you don’t miss a short visit in Ein Kanaf.  What? It is a natural spring in Moshav Kanaf. The spring serves as a memorial to fallen veterans … more
In the wilderness close to Congregation Torat Yisrael in East Greenwich, sixth- through eighth-grade Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island students,  alumni and other members of the … more
The Rhode Island Jewish community supports an Israel experience as an integral part of a student’s education and growing Jewish identity. Thanks to several area families’ generosity, … more
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