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Neal Drobnis, Jewish Family Service Coordinator, (standing right) introduced Governor Lincoln Chaffee (standing center) to seniors at a Kosher lunch on January 24. more
The armistice ending the Korean Conflict had been in place for two years when Justin “Jay” Strauss enlisted in the US Air Force in 1955. It was the era of the Cold War, a time of deep tension and mistrust between former allies. Jay Strauss … more
Just a few weeks ago, I had the privilege to go to Israel on an amazing program called Taglit-Birthright Israel, a free ten-day trip to Israel for Jewish young adults, ages 18 to 26. I was very excited to go. It was my first time flying back … more
Upon meeting Jack Feibelman, one is immediately struck by his quiet yet powerful presence. He has been described as a “modest man” who “doesn’t like the spotlight or a lot of hoopla.” Jack was recently honored as The Miriam Hospital … more
Most New Englanders have attended town hall meetings during which the locals participate in an informal public forum, voicing their opinions and asking questions about issues relevant to the community. The reason for the Alliance Town Hall Meeting … more
On Monday, January 20, students at the Providence Hebrew Day School gathered to commemorate and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., general studies teacher in grades 3 and 4, Ms. Aly Weston-Murphy, prepared this program for students … more
February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month. Established in 2009 by the Jewish Special Education International Consortium, JDAM is changing the way people with disabilities are perceived. Just because someone has a disability doesn’t mean that … more
Ethan Adler (left) and Steven Adler (right) helped with shopping and stocking the shelves of The Louis and Goldie Ches-ter Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry. The pantry is intended to help supplement those in need. If you need food or know some-body who … more
It was a sunny Sunday morning in January, and the PJ Library Story Hour at Congregation Beth David in Narragansett was about to begin. The kids had taken off their jackets and were scrambling for seats, and the grown-ups continued to chat. As I … more
To communicate something meaningful in exactly six words might seem preposterous, if not impossible. However, in 2006, writer and editor Larry Smith dared fans of his online publication, SMITH Magazine, to describe their lives in six words. The … more
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