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PROVIDENCE – The Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center is looking forward to its next chapter, with Wendy Joering as the new executive director. more
"Oh, Neal? He’s a really nice guy.” That’s what everybody says about Neal Drobnis, a soft-spoken 64-year-old with wavy hair and conspicuous height – and it only takes about five seconds in his company to see why. Niceness seems to emanate from Drobnis, along with pleasantries and avuncular chuckles. … more
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s Community Microgrants Initiative has funded two individual and four collaborative projects during its first round. Felice Winograd and Amy … more
PROVIDENCE – Two years after the idea was conceived, the Jewish Roots Project is now complete. The sculpture, shaped like a tree and encrusted in glass “gems,” now hangs prominently in the entryway of the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center. Each gem is unique, the creation of a Rhode Islander sometime during the pandemic. … more
Temple Emanu-El and the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island are offering four levels of Hebrew Conversation in virtual sessions that begin in January. The eight-session classes are suitable … more
Super Sunday is the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s biggest fundraising day of the year – and this year’s event proved to be a tremendous success! The Alliance had set … more
PROVIDENCE – When you think of the “Old World,” what comes to mind? Cobblestone streets and ornate stone buildings? Castles and grand balls? Sometimes we forget about a dire … more
After almost two years of adapting to the pandemic, congregations in the greater Rhode Island area are still putting together new plans on holding services, programs and classes … more
For Woonsocket’s struggling Congregation B’nai Israel, online services have turned into somewhat of a phenomenon, with attendance at Shabbat services up 10-fold – at least. That … more
If life were a test, Alana Deluty would be acing it. She works remotely as a data science analyst. She’s a veteran researcher for a major Providence hospital and an Ivy League university. She … more
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