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Jewish Collaborative Services’ Jewish Eldercare of Rhode Island (JERI) program, in coordination with Friends of Jewish Seniors, has delivered Hanukkah gifts to over 200 Jewish residents of … more
On a recent afternoon, I visited Laura Cole’s mellow apartment on the East Side of Providence just as it stopped raining. I listened to her playing her harp as the sun moved from behind a lingering cloud and illuminated the multicolored strings. She played a tune I did not recognize, but in which I found great comfort as I watched her hands lightly move down the strings like a sigh. more
Lunch around the table with friends was once the highlight of the day for many guests at the Kosher Senior Café at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center, in Providence, and Temple Sinai, in Cranston. But COVID-19 changed all that. more
The folks at the Louis and Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry are asking the community to start the new year with a mitzvah: help provide food to the hungry. This is the second annual High Holiday Kosher Food Drive organized by Jewish Collaborative Services and the Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry. more
As with so many other organizations in the Rhode Island Jewish community, Jewish Collaborative Services (JCS) closed their building this week. But they haven’t stopped offering services to the community. more
“Enhancing Practice for Healthy Communities in Response to Societal Violence” is the title of this year’s Julie Claire Gutterman Memorial Lecture. The full-day workshop for … more
Erin Minior recently spoke with Jewish Rhode Island about last year’s merger between Jewish Family Service and Jewish Seniors Agency, the challenges and rewards of operating a community service agency, and her connection to Jewish culture. more
The merger of the Jewish Seniors Agency and Jewish Family Service into Jewish Collaborative Services continues as the two agencies moved into one building, at 1165 N. Main St. in Providence, at … more
Post-Pesach, many of us crave chametz and carbs. What’s better than delicious pizza to satisfy that craving? Why not satisfy that craving and help Jewish Collaborative Services (JCS) at the … more
Recently, stories of school shootings have dominated the news. Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island has received many inquiries from parents who are confused about how to manage this topic with … more