Spotlight on arts

RISD grad’s photos explore queer Jewry

Friday, April 9

Shterna Goldbloom’s photographic artwork builds bridges between two worlds that seem to have a sizable distance between them: queer identity and Hasidic Jewish identity. Goldbloom, of …
Up Front

Cantor Jeff Cornblatt sees new opportunities amid a changing world

Friday, April 9

When Cantor Jeff Cornblatt opens a side door into Congregation B’nai Israel’s expansive synagogue in Woonsocket, visitors quickly become aware that the building is a gorgeous, confident, …
Community News

Arts Emanu-El to screen 2 movies about Italy during WWII

Friday, April 9

Arts Emanu-El and the Temple Emanu-El Providence Jewish Film Festival will present two documentaries about Italy during World War II, “Holy Silence” and “Syndrome K,” in …
Editor's column

Thoughts that bloom in April

Like all of you, we have just celebrated our second pandemic Passover. Our seder, once again, was largely a Zoom connection. But unlike last year, this year my extended family was able to gather …

Ode to Zoom

Congratulations on adapting

Renew your commitment to good health

Ending a dark year with the Festival of Lights

Giving thanks during a November like no other


Jeannette Bornstein, 86

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Shirley Cohn, 96

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Edwin Gozonsky, 90

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Ruth Greenberg, 91

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Doris Jacober 98

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Minnie Kurtzer, 97

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Rita Nash, 78

Saturday, April 3

When I came to Barrington in the summer of 1974 to serve as rabbi of Temple Habonim (then called the Barrington Jewish Center), I made it clear at the outset that I do not believe that our Torah is …
When ‘hope and history rhyme’

I am not ashamed to say that I wept tears of relief when I heard President Joe Biden begin his inaugural address with these words: “This is America’s Day. This is democracy’s day. A …

Other news

A Sweet Pesach

Temple Sinai volunteers Ellie Wasser, left, and Sandy Maldavir coordinated the delivery of chocolate gifts to all of the Cranston congregation’s members in the week before Passover. They are …

Project Shoresh Purim program offered timeless message

Your donations help Jews in R.I. – and across the globe

Celebrate Israel’s April holidays right here at home

New England teens join in virtual BBYO convention

AJC CEO talks about anti-Semitism and the power of coalitions

Remember the Past

Spring of 1951 revisited

Friday, April 9

“May you live in interesting times,” an apocryphal curse, certainly applies to the months since the election. Perhaps historians will find these months “interesting,” but …

Letters to the Editor

Difference of opinion

Friday, April 9

Unlike tenured college professors, countries and peoples may be eliminated. The Boycott Divestment, Sanctions movement is about weakening and eliminating Israel. It is not about Palestinian rights. …

New market stirs memories

Thursday, March 4

On Oct. 31, 1983, my dad, Sumner "Sonny " Gold, closed the door on Sugarman’s Kosher Meat Market for the last time. His lease was up and due to a shifting Kosher market, he decided that it was …


A Lemon Delight for Any Occasion

Friday, April 9

Baked Lemon Donuts Serves: 12 Ingredients 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 eggs 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 …