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In April, we asked several people to reflect on the impact of coronavirus on their lives. As part of our ongoing coverage of COVID-19 in our community, this month we invited two recent college graduates to continue the conversation by reflecting on the same question. We welcome your comments and personal stories. Please email editor@jewishallianceri.org or comment online on these articles. While we work remotely, these are the best ways to reach us. more
Behind the Book comes to URI on Jan. 29 at 7 p.m., when author Ariel Burger discusses his book “Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom,” a testament to the way Wiesel shaped the thoughts and principles of a generation. The book grants insights into the influences behind Wiesel’s own beliefs. Burger entreats readers to remember that Wiesel sought to spur people to act; that it is not enough to just be mindful of the existence of good and evil. more
The Voice asked Rabbi Avi Goldstein of Chabad at the University of Rhode Island to give us a little background information, and here’s what he wrote: “I am a native Rhode Islander, … more
Being Jewish is a privilege. Throughout my journey with Judaism, this is a fact I have come to realize. From preschool at the Jewish Community Center through my confirmation at age 15, I was taught … more