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 Every summer, Touro Synagogue Foundation partners with Congregation Jeshuat Israel to host The George Washington Letter Reading, an event honoring our nation’s heritage of religious … more
NEW BEDFORD – Tifereth Israel Synagogue marked its 100th anniversary with a joyous three-day celebration in May. “It’s amazing … for this community to still have such vibrancy,” said Judy Brown, a longtime member, as were her parents.  “And with such a sense of community, and dedication to Judaism, for 100 years, it’s just incredible.” more
(JTA) – Israel announced plans to set up a field hospital in western Ukraine as the Russian war against the country shows no sign of abating. Israeli leaders on Monday approved NIS 21 … more
Five short Israeli films will be shown at the Day-at-the-J on Sunday, Feb. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Stop by any time between these hours, and you may catch one, two or all five, as some may … more
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, … more
The eviction proceeding filed in Rhode Island District Court on Feb. 1 by Congregation Shearith Israel against Newport’s Congregation Jeshuat Israel is the latest episode in an apparent feud between the two historic Orthodox congregations.

Both congregations can rightfully claim a place in history as among the oldest in North America. Shearith Israel, in New York City, owns Touro Synagogue, in Newport, where Congregation Jeshuat Israel worships. The New York congregation leases the building to CJI.

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For Woonsocket’s struggling Congregation B’nai Israel, online services have turned into somewhat of a phenomenon, with attendance at Shabbat services up 10-fold – at least. That … more
If life were a test, Alana Deluty would be acing it. She works remotely as a data science analyst. She’s a veteran researcher for a major Providence hospital and an Ivy League university. She … more
Tiny Israel has become known as a leader in innovation and start-ups. For decades, just about everyone with a cellphone has benefited from technology developed in Israel – and now millions are … more
In June 2014, the government of Israel adopted a law that designates Nov. 30 as an annual, national day of commemoration for the 850,000 Jewish refugees who were displaced from Arab countries and … more
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