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PROVIDENCE – HealthSource RI, Rhode Island’s health benefits exchange, reminds all Rhode Islanders that December 23 is the deadline to enroll in an insurance plan for individuals and families who want health insurance coverage to begin on … more
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NEW YORK (JTA) – As the extent of the catastrophic damage and tragic death toll continues to grow in the Philippines, a particularly heroic piece of history should be recalled by the global Jewish community which owes a debt to the island nation. … more
Shortly after the recent passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, on October 7, articles began cropping up in the Israeli press with the titles “רב עובדיה שלי” – “My Rabbi Ovadia.” (See The Jewish Voice, Oct. 25. “Rabbi Ovadia Yosef … more
You may not believe any of this, but let me tell you now…every bit of it is true. On a Saturday afternoon, during that one week when it is so much hotter than all the other weeks in July, my brother David – my one and only, favorite, brother … more
PROVIDENCE – Before coming to the United States, I had heard a little about Thanksgiving. As a kid, I loved watching American TV shows and movies. Every year, I used to see the characters celebrating the holiday, gathering around the table as one … more
This song is instantly recognizable to us, but what do we know of its origins? In fact, it took a couple of hundred years to travel from an Eastern European Hasidic shtetl to the international world stage. That incredible journey is featured in … more
As has been discussed, Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah fall on the same date this year – Thursday, November 28. It has also been established that this is indeed a rare event. But let’s take a closer look at this seemingly random … more
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island is holding a statewide Camp and Israel Fair on Sunday, November 17, from 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Local, national and international representatives will be available to answer questions, offer incentives … more
Elmer Bendiner was a navigator in a B-17 during WW II. He tells this story of a World War II bombing run over Kassel, Germany, and the unexpected result of a direct hit on their gas tanks.
“Our B-17, the Tondelayo, was barraged by flak from … more
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