Breaking news

Bristol Warren moves school start to Sept. 8

Five months after the Jewish Alliance first reached out to the Bristol Warren Regional School District about a conflict with the start of school and the first day of Rosh Hashanah, the district has moved the date to Sept. 8.
Featured video

Watch the video: Liza Burkin is clearing a path for R.I. bicyclists

As Rhode Island emerges from COVID-19’s shadow, Burkin and her collaborators have big plans for the state capital.

“In Providence, we are so lucky,” she says. “Any city that was built before the car is inherently a good city for cycling.”

Burkin is excited about several major developments in self-powered transportation in Rhode Island.

More …
Community news

‘Great American Deli Schlep’ rides into Rhody

Wednesday, June 16

Jewish motorcyclist Steve Goode was met with a large sandwich and even larger smiles from the Rhode Island Jewish community as he pulled up in front of Providence’s newest Jewish deli, Bubbie’s Market & Deli, on June 11.
TMHWA

Miriam Hospital Women’s Association looks back – and forward – at annual meeting

Friday, July 2

SEEKONK, Mass. – The Miriam Hospital Women’s Association’s 124th Annual Meeting, Installation and 36th Annual Recognition Award presentation took place at Ledgemont Country Club on …
SBHEC

Survivor addresses crowd at Holocaust center’s in-person annual meeting

Friday, July 2

PROVIDENCE – On June 23, a socially-distanced and vaccinated crowd of about 70 people gathered at the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center for its 2021 Annual Meeting, SBHEC’s …
Editor's column

Jewish Rhody Media: The future is here

Do you remember The Herald? Or perhaps you remember the Jewish Voice, or the Community Voice from many years ago. At one time, The Rhode Island Jewish Herald was an independently published …

Show your support for local Jewish journalism

Our pets need to adjust to post-pandemic life too

Thoughts that bloom in April

Ode to Zoom

Congratulations on adapting

This month's print issue
Obituaries

Elsbeth Adler, 96

Monday, July 12

Paula Cohen, 78

Monday, July 12

Irene Horowitz, 99

Monday, July 12

William Robin, 98

Tuesday, June 29

Paula Reuben, 88

Monday, June 28

Lenore Beranbaum, 85

Monday, June 28

Arthur Bergel, 91

Monday, June 28

IT SEEMS TO ME
“One Night, Markovitch” is the first novel by the young and gifted Israeli author Ayelet Gundar-Goshen; the Hebrew original appeared in 2012, while the English translation by Sondra …
We are awesome too

“When I look at Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have established,/What is man that You are mindful of him? The son of man that You pay attention to …

Other news

Bristol Warren moves school start to Sept. 8

Five months after the Jewish Alliance first reached out to the Bristol Warren Regional School District about a conflict with the start of school and the first day of Rosh Hashanah, the district has moved the date to Sept. 8.

(Click for full story.)

Zoom program to discuss building bridges between Israeli Jews, Arabs

Teachers, community leaders urge Bristol Warren schools to change start

Shavuot inspiration at Project Shoresh

Graduations at PHDS

Efforts continue to solve school calendar/Rosh Hashanah conflict

Remember the Past

From generation to generation

Thursday, June 3

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 …

Letters to the Editor

‘Meaningful compromise’ needed

Thursday, July 1

Days after the fragile Egypt-brokered ceasefire that ended the Israeli-Gaza war went into effect, the New York Times on its front page published individual photographs of the more than 60 children …

Food

Baking with Lisa video: Scrumptious rugelach two ways

Wednesday, July 14

You say ROO-geh-lackhh. I say “RUH-guh-luh.” Let's call the whole thing delicious! No Jewish bakery is complete without a platter of these puffy pastries. And now you can make rugelach at home.