Community News

Have you heard the buzz about Bubbie’s?

Wednesday, February 17

Hope Street will soon be home to a new Kosher market and deli. Jeffrey Ingber and Freda Ronkin are teaming up to open Bubbie’s Market and Deli at 727 Hope St. Plans call for the market to open March 1 to sell Passover products.
Up Front

After decades at the Journal, Alan Rosenberg is looking forward to his next act

Friday, February 5

Alan Rosenberg retired on Dec. 1, 2020, leaving behind a nearly 43-year career in journalism at the Providence Journal. Originally from Chicago, Rosenberg graduated from the Medill School of …
Community News

Zoom program to examine society’s treatment of severe autism

Friday, February 5

What is the place of intellectually and developmentally disabled people in society? What responsibilities do we, as citizens and human beings, have to one another? Who should decide for those who …

Programs to mark Jewish Disability Advocacy Month

Tuesday, February 9

In February, the North American Jewish community will observe Jewish Disability Advocacy Month with virtual experiences in education, solidarity-building and empowerment in support of people with …
Editor's column

Congratulations on adapting

We had just heard about this new virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Globally, cases were few. In the U.S., it seemed to be centered in Washington state. But health experts were starting to talk …

Renew your commitment to good health

Ending a dark year with the Festival of Lights

Giving thanks during a November like no other

A call to action: Make your voice heard

Rosh Hashanah in the time of pandemic


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Tuesday, February 16

Since last March, the COVID-19 pandemic has corroded and disrupted daily life the world over. Schools are closed.  Businesses are shuttered – many without hope of ever reopening.  …
The quest for a Kosher turkey

Ever since I retired from Temple Habonim back in the summer of 2007 and we moved to our condo on the East Side of Providence, Sandy and I have been spending our Thanksgivings feasting in the Natick, …

Other news

No more retail for Davis Dairy

The family that owns Davis Dairy Products has announced that their retail store will not reopen following a fire in May 2020. In a letter distributed last Sunday, members of the family said they will …

You can see 'Golda' on March 14

Did you know: Israel distills whiskey?

Project Shoresh celebrates Purim

Resolve to make 2021 your best financial year

R.I. Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty honors founder Maxine Richman

Remember the Past

The beautiful tea cups nobody wants

Thursday, January 7

To be honest, I am not a fan of Facebook, nor do I know how to access the site. Email and the phone keep me in touch with family and friends, and with community and personal events. Yet it was a post …

Letters to the Editor

Everything about little Rhody

Friday, February 5

In Israel, there are numerous Facebook groups that I use to get information quickly. I was once in the shuk (marketplace) and looking for a very specific product. I posted on a Facebook group and in …

Heartfelt thanks

Thursday, January 7

The family of M. David Seidman would like to acknowledge many friends and family for reaching out during this difficult time.The greatest comfort during our sorrow is the expressions of sympathy, …


These 7 US bakeries will ship hamantaschen directly to you

Wednesday, February 17

It’s always great to bake hamantaschen and share them with friends and family. But this isn’t a normal year, of course, and it may be harder to find the time to bake hamantaschen …