Holidays
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While much of our lives will be paused in the coming weeks, Hanukkah is a reminder that the Jewish community is strong and resilient, despite often trying circumstances. The candles we light on each … more
I was born on the first night of Hanukkah. So you may understand why I have a special affinity for this holiday, my other birthday, which we celebrated with songs and stories and dreidel games … more
In “Gods Change, Prayers are Here to Stay,” the late Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai wrote:  The Jewish people read Torah aloud to God all year long, a portion a week, like … more
The Purec children work on building their Sukkah on the East Side of Providence. more
On the second day of Rosh Hashanah, members of United Brothers Synagogue in Bristol gathered for a pandemic tashlikh ceremony. 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
Here we stand, mourning 200,000 lives lost to COVID, surrounded by the divisiveness of an ugly election year, fully feeling the weight of pandemic life that continues to weigh us down.  Now, … more
The folks at the Louis and Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry are asking the community to start the new year with a mitzvah: help provide food to the hungry. This is the second annual High Holiday Kosher Food Drive organized by Jewish Collaborative Services and the Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry. more
(My Jewish Learning via JTA) – There is a marked difference between the intended feeling of being uncomfortable with not eating or drinking for 25 hours and actually becoming ill as a result of … more
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