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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
The sweet memories of summer. Each year, parents struggle with the question, “What will my children do during summer vacation?” Years ago, the kids played outside, unsupervised, from … more
I am often asked about the differences between day camp and overnight camp – besides the obvious difference that you sleep at overnight camp but not at day camp.  I have been fortunate … more
There is a saying that the worst day at summer camp is better than the best day not at camp … or something like that.  Even waking up to rain is fun – sleeping in a little bit, … more
The Rhode Island Jewish community supports an Israel experience as an integral part of a student’s education and growing Jewish identity. Thanks to several area families’ generosity, … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Sparkling stars and the light of the full harvest moon comfort a young boy and his older sister as they fall asleep in their family sukkah. That’s a scene in … more
School resumed at Providence Hebrew Day School on Tuesday, Sept. 1.  Students and teachers were so happy to be back in school despite the many COVID-related regulations. All students and … 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
“Well, we don’t like Hitler, but at least he’s killed the Jews.” Those were the words spoken to John J. Loeb in 1945, by his classmates at the Hotchkiss School. At the … 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
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