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Graffiti. Road signs. T-shirt slogans. They can all show up in a photograph, along with the words they portray. Some words are subtle and have little effect. Others seem to leap out of the image and … more
Bristol resident Lisa Raiola is best known as the founder of Hope & Main, the food incubator and industrial kitchen based in Warren. She has appeared in scores of articles, mostly about Hope … more
WOONSOCKET – You can spell the Hebrew word “mishpakha” several ways in English, but it always means the same thing: extended family, from the members of your household to second … more
By receiving and reading Jewish Rhode Island, you are helping support one slice of community journalism. And that’s important. It doesn’t matter whether you agree or disagree with … more
If a conversation ever gets dull, just bring up the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Tempers will flare. The very mention of this 75-year stalemate will cause immediate emotional fallout, and some relationships may never recover. But playwright Sandra Laub, 66, does want to bring it up. more
PROVIDENCE – By 7 a.m., the members of the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center pickleball league are already brandishing their paddles. Every Wednesday morning, while most Rhode Islanders are debating whether to hit the snooze button, these players have worked up a sweat on the court, whacking balls over the net while calling out, “Nice volley!” more
In 2010, Cranston native Nicholas Lowinger rocked the charity world, and delighted the media, with his nonprofit Gotta Have Sole Foundation, which provides homeless children with new shoes. Lowinger was only 13 at the time, and Gotta Have Sole began as a Bar Mitzvah service project. more
Each Sunday, David Mandelbaum drives a load of sandwiches to Crossroads Rhode Island, the largest homeless-services organization in the state. But before he leaves the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish … more
A lot has happened since 2013, when Joshua Harmon’s play “Bad Jews” was first staged, at the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City. True, antisemitism was thriving in 2013, but the decade since has been even more frightening for American Jews: Antisemitic violence in the U.S. is now at an all-time high, according to the Anti-Defamation League. more
PAWTUCKET – The Outsider Collective’s work space, in Hope Artiste Village, is thick with paintings. Canvases of all sizes adorn the walls; a colorful mélange of landscapes, landscapes, portraits and abstract compositions. The artwork is as diverse as the students who have come through the workshop’s door, which is by design: the collective’s mission is to be an inclusive studio and gallery environment, especially for people with disabilities. … more
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