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Recently, both Temple Beth-El in Providence and Temple Sinai in Cranston chose the Jewish Federation Foundation to help manage congregational endowment funds. At the beginning of June, Beth-El moved close to $9 million of its endowment to JFF. This represents a significant portion of its endowment more
The Narragansett Council Jewish Committee on Scouting, in conjunction with Temple Beth-El, is holding its annual Scout Shabbat on Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Ave., … more
In September 1987, when Betsey and I moved to Providence with our infant daughter, Molly, it seemed logical – perhaps inevitable – that we would join Temple Beth-El.  Both of us had … more
Our sages teach MiSheNichnas Adar Marbin B’Simcha (Ta’anit 29a), “when the month of Adar begins, one increases rejoicing.” It may seem counterintuitive to say this when, … more
In episode five, Rabbi Sarah Mack of Temple Beth-El in Providence discusses everything from the influence of nature on her spirituality, to the importance of strong mentorship. … more
Preston D. Neimeiser has had a very busy year. On May 2, Neimeiser was ordained as a rabbi. On May 25, he married Victoria Litman. Two days later, Litman graduated from law school. Then, on June 1, the newlyweds moved to Providence, where Neimeiser began as the assistant rabbi of Temple Beth-El. All this … at the age of 27. more
Alan Rosenberg retired on Dec. 1, 2020, leaving behind a nearly 43-year career in journalism at the Providence Journal. Originally from Chicago, Rosenberg graduated from the Medill School of … more
Sarah Mack is the senior rabbi at Temple-Beth El, in Providence, where she has served since 2003, upon her ordination from the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion. Rabbi Mack also spent a year studying at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, in Jerusalem. more
Author, screenwriter, playwright and nationally syndicated columnist Mitch Albom is coming to Temple Beth-El, in Providence, on Nov. 21 as part of his book tour for “Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family.” The new book by Albom, the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, tells the story of Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would profoundly change his heart – and the hearts of readers everywhere. Jewish Rhode Island recently interviewed Albom about Chika’s influence on his life, the role of faith in his journey and his writing process. more
PROVIDENCE – The crowded room erupted in loud applause and cheers as Rabbi Leslie Y. Gutterman escorted Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg down the center aisle of the sanctuary at … more
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