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High school and college students explored the truth of the oft-repeated phrase, “I’m not anti-Semitic, just anti-Zionist,” at a Dec. 9 webinar organized by StandWithUs New England … more
PROVIDENCE – The new Temple Emanu-El Providence Jewish Film Festival will show its second film, “Shared Legacies,” about the bond that grew between Blacks and Jews during the civil … more
(JTA) — There’s no sugarcoating it: 2020 was a difficult, trying, tragic year. But just because COVID-19 dominated the headlines and our personal lives, that doesn’t mean there weren’t any Jewish bright spots. Plenty of history was made, from a march of tens of thousands against anti-Semitism to a new kind of vaccine that Jewish doctors helped create, to a Jewish vice-presidential spouse. Here are some of the Jewish stories that helped distract us from the pain of the past year. more
During the summer, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island offered activity boxes to families, since most Jewish overnight camps were closed, leaving many families without summer Jewish … more
According to givingtuesday.org, Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day when people are encouraged to do good. Over the past eight years, it has grown into a global movement that … more
Mark Werner wants us to know that we can do more to support Israel than just writing a check. “Our obligation as Jews is to strengthen Israel,” Werner, a self-described Zionist and the … more
On two occasions in October – once online and then in person – Brian Goldman, CEO of Big Blue Bug Solutions, in Providence, was awarded the Sy Dill Mensch of the Year Award by the Rhode … more
If your child has a costume that she or he no longer needs, consider doing something good with it, like donating it to benefit children in Israel. Your gift could bring an Israeli child some joy and … 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
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