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Introducing: Breakout Sessions – Why Do We Hate?

Welcome to one of the Breakout Sessions from Jewish Rhody Media, where we take conversations further and think more deeply with the guests who join us behind the mic. Coming May 6th.

Ukraine emergency relief fund tops $210,000

Just a few weeks ago, the Jewish community of Rhode Island mobilized a campaign, led by the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, to support relief efforts in Ukraine. As we publish, more than $210,000 has been raised, according to Sara Masri, chief development officer for the Alliance. These funds will be sent to Alliance overseas partners such as the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), working in Eastern Europe to help refugees from Ukraine.

Programs in Feb., March to focus on Jews with …

The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will present “Stories of Belonging” on March 2 to mark Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month, which takes place across …

Take a peek at Israel’s Bedouin community in March 9 …

How Bedouins meet the challenges of living in Israel’s Negev is the topic for the Israeli Culture Series’  March program. The Bedouins are nomadic Arab tribes in the Middle East, …

‘Keep your eyes open,’ says the Alliance’s new …

PROVIDENCE – “See something, say something” has become part of our vocabulary in recent years. It may be an overused phrase, but it is still good guidance, says Napoleon Brito, the …

Jim Rawl sets up camp at Dwares JCC

Here are some facts about Jim Rawl, the new director of School-Age Programs at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center: he can play the ukulele; he briefly lived in the Philippines; he was a competitive swimmer for 15 years; he was recently granted dual citizenship by Hungary; he remotely interviewed for his new job while he was making his way through Costa Rica, where he had just gone scuba-diving with bull sharks.

Holocaust center’s new director planning more …

PROVIDENCE – The Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center is looking forward to its next chapter, with Wendy Joering as the new executive director.

J-Fitness experts offer tips, recipes for a healthy …

Hello 2022! To help you with your new year’s resolutions, Jewish Rhode Island asked the folks at J-Fitness, at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center, in Providence, to share tips …

Virtual Hebrew Conversation sessions begin this month

Temple Emanu-El and the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island are offering four levels of Hebrew Conversation in virtual sessions that begin in January. The eight-session classes are suitable …

New COVID protocols at the JCC

STARTING MONDAY, DEC. 20: Per Rhode Island State mandate, proof of vaccination or masks are required to enter the Jewish Alliance/Dwares Jewish Community Center on Elmgrove Avenue in Providence. Upon …