Holidays
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With a Jewish co-founder, it was just a matter of time before the world’s only bobblehead museum unveiled Hanukkah bobbles. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, in Milwaukee, was … more
Hanukkah has two miracles: the physical victory of a tiny band of Jews over the Greeks, which had the most powerful army in the world in the second century B.C.E., and the spiritual victory of … more
The Torah portion Vayetze describes Jacob’s vision of a ladder stretching between heaven and Earth: “He dreamed, and lo – a stairway was set on the ground with its top reaching to … more
It seems like we could all use a little more light in our lives right now. Light gives us joy. It opens our eyes to the world around us and cancels the darkness. And there sure is a lot of … more
The Newport Havurah recently gathered at the home of Mary and Howard Newman to decorate and celebrate Sukkot. more
As an Israeli, Sukkot was always a very special holiday for me. I remember walking around my city, Ashkelon, and seeing thousands of sukkot everywhere. It felt like all the cars had disappeared … more
(JTA) – We asked five noted chefs and food writers what they will serve at home to mark the Jewish New Year, and (spoiler alert) they all plan … more
(JTA) – “Hey Allies: Please don’t schedule meetings or events on the Jewish holidays!” So says a meme that has circulated widely before about the dates for Rosh Hashanah, Yom … more
Summer is winding down and we are gearing up for the High Holy Days. Our thoughts turn to the start of school and the bright promise of the Jewish New Year! Jewish Rhode Island does not list information regarding specific services and schedules. This year, we contacted all the synagogues, temples and congregational groups and asked about in-person and virtual services as well as if tickets will be required. What follows is the current information from those who responded along with current contact information from all known synagogues, temples and groups in our coverage area. more
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