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

A holy puppy

My wife, our two daughters and I acquired a new family member in January: we finally took the reentry plunge into dog ownership by welcoming Rilla, an Australian labradoodle, into our home. The …

Are we now free?

Shemitah: A biblical response to languishing and burnout

Camps have never been more crucial as a joyous sanctuary for our kids

Editor's column

Getting back to normal

I spent a beautiful and enriching weekend in Connecticut recently, kvelling as my niece led a full congregation in worship as a Bat Mitzvah. No matter that Rosie is 15, the rabbi told us. She had …

Celebrating freedom … with an eye on the news

Helping our brethren in Ukraine

Keep up with those connections

Launching into an exciting 2022

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

‘The Prison Minyan’

Friday, May 6

Revisiting ‘Walk on Water’

Friday, April 1

Poet Wallace Stevens’ quest for meaning

Sunday, March 6

‘Do the Right Thing’

Sunday, February 6

The importance of touch

Monday, January 10

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