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An award-winning chef and an Israeli model/actress, an Israeli settler rabbi and a Palestinian refugee, a Bible scholar and a comedian, a magazine editor and a European activist are all among the … more
Those who doubt how much Holocaust awareness will be raised by the mandate to teach about the Holocaust and genocide in Rhode Island’s middle and secondary schools should familiarize themselves … more
Holocaust education can play a major role in making both students and adults more aware of the genocide, say two educators with experience in the field. Paula Olivieri, the education coordinator … more
Efforts by Rhode Island and Massachusetts to make Holocaust education mandatory in their schools read like a tale of two states: The Ocean State has done so, while Massachusetts’ latest attempt … more
On May 13 at 7 p.m., Thompson M. Mayes of the National Trust for Historic Preservation will discuss his book, “Why Old Places Matter: How Historic Places Affect Our Identity and … more
BOSTON (JTA) – On the eve of Passover during the Depression, a juggler in ragged clothes is invited into the home of a poor family with a bare seder table. It's a poignant scene in “The … more
James Pious, chair of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, sounded the shofar for the children of the David C. Isenberg Early Childhood Center in Providence. Even the shofar was properly … more
The Wall Street Journal published an article that you may have missed while you were observing Yom Kippur. Online on Sept. 28, one of its headlines declared, “Israel Emerges as Top Destination … more
As every resident knows and every visitor soon discovers, the Ocean State is blessed by an almost unimaginable array of holy places.  Touro, North America’s oldest surviving synagogue, first brought Betsey and me as summer visitors to Newport in 1983.  But even after living in Little Rhody for more than three decades, there are few pursuits I more enjoy than exploring our state’s synagogues, churches, and meetinghouses – especially with my camera. more
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