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The Jewish Welfare Board, the former national association of Jewish community centers, surveyed the facilities and programs of the Providence JCC, on Benefit Street, in 1934. Highlighted in the final … more
Around 2005, when I was working as a college recruiter for Yeshiva University, most of the high school seniors I interviewed were planning to take a gap year to study in Israel. I usually asked them … more
The last three months have been incredibly challenging for all of us. For many, it has meant increased stress and worry; for others, the loss of a job or reduced hours; and for some, it has meant the … more
(JTA) – Even before the coronavirus pandemic hit the New York region in March, the Orthodox community was on edge. A surge in anti-Semitic incidents targeting visibly Orthodox Jews climaxed … more
Larry Berman is the communications director for the Rhode Island House of Representatives. Raised in Woonsocket, he now lives in Cumberland with Beth a preschool teacher at Providence Hebrew Day … more
(JTA) — Last year saw the most anti-Semitic incidents in the United States since at least 1979, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The 2,107 incidents recorded in 2019 reflect a 12% … more
Purim, which this year will be celebrated on March 10, with the megillah reading the evening before, is a festive holiday. But underneath its celebratory aspects lurks an egregious example of … more
While “Meister Menorahs” sound like a niche Hanukkah item – and, in fact, they could be – they are what Herb Meister, of Newport, and his family have being crafting and … more
Providence Hebrew Day School welcomed Governor Gina Raimondo on Jan. 9 when she visited the school to show her solidarity with the Orthodox community following a string of anti-Semitic attacksin New … more
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