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PROVIDENCE – On July 16, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s “Behind the Book” series will feature Bob Abelman, author of “All the World’s a Stage … more
PROVIDENCE – Bright blue skies and warm temperatures on June 2 made for the perfect day for the inaugural Jewish Culture Fest, held inside and outside the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish … more
PROVIDENCE – Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim redefined the Broadway musical form by being at once intelligent and heartfelt, melodic and musically enigmatic, traditional and highly unconventional. For many in the audience, Sondheim’s challenging, … more
“Remembrance, Resilience and Renewal: Genocide Awareness Through the Arts , ” a multidisciplinary program of music, art, spoken word and dances from four cultures that have faced genocide, will be presented on April 28 at Rhode Island College. Judith Lynn Stillman, Rhode Island College’s artist-in-residence, is the artistic director, pianist, and curator of the program, which takes place during Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month. … more
BOSTON, MASS. – Dramatic narratives built from historical and archival materials have been called “testimony’s ambitious sister” by the late South African Nobel Peace Prize recipient Desmond Tutu. They provide a voice for ordinary, silenced people who have lived through or died during extraordinary circumstances, and have the power to break stereotypes, enhance understanding and foster empathy.

“Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away” provides that narrative for the approximately one million Jews and tens of thousands of Polish political prisoners, Sinti, Roma and Soviet POWs, Jehovah’s Witnesses and those the Nazis deemed homosexual, disabled, criminal, inferior or adversarial in countless other ways who met their demise at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Oświęcim, Poland. The traveling exhibition is having its New England premiere at The Castle at Park Plaza after opening in Madrid’s Arte Canal Exhibition Centre in 2017. more

Dining in the Diaspora  is a group exhibition about food, tradition and welcoming folks to our literal and proverbial tables. Throughout 2,000 years of exile, the cuisine and customs of the … more
PROVIDENCE – A “tale as old as time” is more than just a lyric from Disney’s animated film “Beauty and the Beast.” The story about a prince who is transformed into a hideous beast as punishment for his selfishness and must gain the love of a selfless woman to recover his humanity was first published as a French … more
 A three-part program, “Light in the Midst of Darkness,” highlighting resistance and resilience during the Holocaust, will be presented at Temple Emanu-El, in Providence, during the … more
“So even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths … more
I’ve always loved bonsai – which, according to Wikipedia, is defined as “the Japanese art of growing and shaping miniature trees in containers.” When I lived in Brooklyn, New … more
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