It’s our shared responsibility to fight hate

Our state’s motto is simply “Hope.” For many right now, feelings of hope may feel distant and difficult to achieve. But we must remember, we all have a responsibility to one …

From the publisher

A plan to create a stronger Jewish community

Friday, October 2, 2020

In December 2019 I sat in a Newport living room with more than 25 members of our community, and I listened. The group was diverse in age, diverse in denomination, and diverse in politics and …

d'Var Torah

Joshua and Caleb: 2 leaders for the ages

This week’s Torah portion, the first parashah of the fifth book, Devarim – literally “words,” but often translated as “Deuteronomy” – serves as a background …

Who do you choose to be your sheriff?

Act now to make this world a better place

A holy puppy

Editor's column

September is on my mind

In the middle of summer, the last thing we really want to think about is responsibility. But that’s exactly what I’ve been mulling over lately. I guess it is part of being an adult. We …

Controversy and civil conversation

It’s time for action

Getting back to normal

Celebrating freedom … with an eye on the news

Mike Fink

There’s more to Columbus than meets the eye

Did you know that a pigeon is a dove and that the word “columbus” means just that in Latin, the bird that makes a cooing, melancholy melody over all the continents and builds …

Rabbi James Rosenberg

A better tomorrow for America?

Friday, August 5

Responding to Uvalde

Monday, July 4

Darwin’s Jobian perspective

Friday, June 3

‘The Prison Minyan’

Friday, May 6

Revisiting ‘Walk on Water’

Friday, April 1

Larry Kessler

Ups and downs of the ‘new normal’

Friday, October 2, 2020

In the summer of 2019, well before our lives were upended by the seemingly never-ending “new normal,” I wrote a column about how my wife and I were about to become empty-nesters. At that …

From the archives

From generation to generation

Seventy years ago, David Charak Adelman saw his idea for a new organization become a reality. For many years, Adelman had been collecting “Rhode Island Americana” – printed …

Spring cleaning reveals old memories

Spring of 1951 revisited

The beautiful tea cups nobody wants