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As the newly minted public relations representative for Singing the Dream 2019, I was simply there to do my job: get photos of the chorus and write a news release about the event. Little did I … more
With Rhode Island’s bumper crop of talented artists and craftspeople, it is only fitting that Temple Emanu-El’s Creative Hands Art Sale is held each fall midway between Sukkot and … more
As part of an evening celebrating people who have acted as bridges to link diverse communities, Rabbi Wayne M. Franklin of Temple Emanu-El in Providence received a lifetime achievement award on Oct. 4 from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities. Franklin was singled out by the council for his “more than three decades of service as a faith leader, educator and advocate for civic dialogues.” Council board chair Touba Ghadessi said in giving him the award: “We will find common ground” through such work. more
Arts Emanu-El will present a musical extravaganza, “Happy 70th Anniversary, Israel: Let’s Sing the Songs of Our People!” on May 6 at 7 p.m. This joyous program, … more
Students across the U.S. protested gun violence March 14. At the  R.I. State House, Classical High School senior and Temple Emanu-El member Gabe Mernoff said, “We need to attack this … more
What’s the Passover seder for?  If you ask most Jews, the answers would revolve around getting together with family and retelling the story of the Exodus. Those two elements are … more
When William Miles, a professor of political science at Northeastern University, first read that there were Nigerians practicing Judaism, he was suspicious.   “I’ve been … more
“When a stranger resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The stranger residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were strangers in … more
Yom ha-Shoah is the day we honor and remember the victims, survivors and heroes of the Holocaust. This year’s community commemoration, held on April 23 at Temple Emanu-El, Providence, like the … more
On Jan. 29, singers will have an opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at an open sing. Singing the Dream - Open Sing will take place at Central Congregational Church, 296 Angell St., … more
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