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(JTA) – The sponsor of a bill that would have made Burlington, Vermont, the first city in America to divest from Israel is withdrawing his legislation, citing concerns that it would promote anti-Semitism.  Councilmember Ali Dieng, who sponsored the resolution, said Monday afternoon that he would withdraw it at the council meeting scheduled for the same evening, and refer the resolution for reconsideration at the council’s racial equity committee. The city’s Jewish mayor also publicly expressed concerns about the resolution. more
Originally scheduled to take place Oct. 19 featuring New York Times opinion writer Bret Stephens, this event will be rescheduled to a date in the spring of 2022.   more
PROVIDENCE – The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will host an informal discussion on Sept. 26 with the candidates running for former state Sen. Gayle Goldin’s seat, Dist. 3, Providence. more
BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) – Last week, Delta Airlines pilot Alexander Kahn flew hundreds of Afghan refugees from Germany to Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C., as part of a U.S. government … more
Pandemic. Unemployment. Social isolation. Times are still tough, and our neighbors in the Jewish community need more help than ever. Wishing you could do something? Well, you can. Jewish … more
(JTA) – In his first Paralympic Games, 21-year-old Israeli swimmer Mark Malyar has made history: He won gold for Team Israel and set a new world record in the men’s 200-meter individual … more
CRANSTON – Alexander Brenner, the son of Jeremy and Sandi Brenner, of Smithfield, has been awarded a $5,000 educational grant from the Touro Fraternal Association to defray the cost of a … more
“Society grows great when we plant trees in whose shade we know we shall never sit.” – Greek proverb PROVIDENCE – You’ve lived your life as a productive, … more
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