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RIVERSIDE – On Aug. 17, 2022, the Rhode Island Israel Collaborative (RIIC) hosted a dinner and networking event to celebrate the fifth anniversary of its founding. RIIC was founded … more
In episode seven, Cortney Nicolato, the president and CEO of United Way of Rhode Island, discusses everything from best practices in the nonprofit world to her journey into the tribe, and discovering … more
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 … more
Since October 2020, Alex Foster has been the Graphics Producer for the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. As a designer, Alex’s artistic and organizational influence can be seen … more
As Jews, many of us can still feel the pain and agony that our families suffered during the Holocaust. We know of the hatred, the bullying, the beatings they endured. We can imagine how they felt … more
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 … more
In response to the Sept. 4 article, “Despite pandemic, R.I. Coalition for Israel continues to battle anti-Semitism,” I wanted to point out the repeated, yet common, misspelling of word antisemitism. Though the hyphen has become familiar as accepted by many publications and software such as Microsoft Word, I have learned that the word “anti-Semitism” is a misnomer.  more
On March 14, the day we announced the temporary closure of the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center and that the Alliance’s operations would move online, I was speaking to a close friend and fellow nonprofit CEO. I shared with him that we would be closing and that I was relieved we had made the decision. He said something in that moment that has stuck with me throughout the last two-and-a-half months.  “This was the easy decision,” he said. “Reopening is going to be so much harder.” more
Larry Berman is the communications director for the Rhode Island House of Representatives. Raised in Woonsocket, he now lives in Cumberland with Beth a preschool teacher at Providence Hebrew Day … more
What have you been doing online? Cooking, cleaning, prepping for Pesach? Let's share our best resources for getting through life at home together. Everyone has a favorite website, link, movie or maybe it's just a place with calming music. Comment on this story or send your information in an email to editor@jewishallianceri.org. more
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