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Judaism, philosopher and rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote, emphasizes holiness in time. While that might work well for philosophers, Jews over the centuries have worked hard to make spaces holy … more
PROVIDENCE – For 12 years, at the start of the Rhode Island legislative session, faith leaders from across the state have  gathered in the State House Rotunda to remind elected … more
Did you know that Rhode Island has the highest number of cost-burdened households in New England? According to federal and state standards, a household spending more than 30 percent of its income … more
The Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty hosts its 11th annual conference on May 8 from 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Rhode Island College’s Donovan Dining Center. Registration … more
PROVIDENCE – To commemorate four decades of interfaith work by Rabbi Wayne Franklin, Temple Emanu-El will host a special event on April 7 on the importance of continuing this dialogue in … more
On the 55th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “War on Poverty” speech, leaders from around Rhode Island gathered Jan. 8 at the State House in Providence to call on … more
  Leaders from faith communities across Rhode Island will gather Jan. 8, 2019, at 3 p.m. for the 11th annual Fighting Poverty with Faith Vigil, sponsored by the Rhode Island Interfaith … more
The Interfaith Poverty Conference attracted its largest crowd ever at its 10th annual gathering, held on May 9 at Rhode Island College, to hear the Rev. Traci Blackmon speak and to attend … more
JTA – When I explain Purim to those less familiar with the holiday, I tell them it’s kind of like Jewish Halloween. Not so much because of the history and story behind each (Purim has no … more
Most New England Jews know about the historic Touro Synagogue, in Newport. But how much do we know about Newport’s other significant religious sites?   That’s where the Four … more