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Applications for service, study and internship programs in Israel have been rising during the past couple of months as people consider their options during the pandemic. more
To celebrate the last day of school, June 17, all Providence Hebrew Day School students were invited to the home of Miriam Esther Weiner, their principal, to receive end-of-the-year treats.  … more
The Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island held an outdoor graduation on June 12. Family members of the graduating fifth-graders attended in person while many friends, family and fans watched a … more
Twenty-four children returned to the David C. Isenberg Early Childhood Center (ECC) at the Dwares Jewish Community Center Monday. Following a plan submitted to Rhode Island Department of Human Services, screening including temperature checks takes place each morning more
On Tuesday, April 28, The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will host the first session of its virtual book club. The first book to be discussed will be Yiftach Reicher Atir’s fiction novel, “The English Teacher” (Penguin Books, 2016), which tells the story of former Mossad agent, Rachel Goldschmitt. more
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Passover 2020 promises to be unlike anything most Jews have ever experienced. How do you have a seder when most states have mandated, and the best medical … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Miriam the Prophetess, Elijah the Prophet and the Four Questions take center stage among this spring’s crop of new Passover books for kids, penned by some of … more
COVID-19 has brought many changes to our daily routines. Because so much of Jewish life involves gathering together in prayer and fellowship, social distancing precautions pose particular challenges to the Jewish community. Local congregations have been working hard to meet those challenges, doing everything they can to maintain provide normalcy, solace and consistency. more
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled. Organizers hope to reschedule it at a later date with a similar program. more
Shabbat for me has never been about whether I turned the lights on or off, drove a car or refrained from caring for my vegetable garden. I love the many rituals and trappings of our Ashkenormative Shabbat – especially challah – but the 39 prohibitions, not so much. more
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