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Sunday, Nov. 14 6:15 p.m., comedian Pamela Rae Schuller, “What Makes Me Tic: Comedy, Disability and the Inclusive Community.” 7:30 p.m., model, actress and producer Noa Tishby, “Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth.” … more
An award-winning chef and an Israeli model/actress, an Israeli settler rabbi and a Palestinian refugee, a Bible scholar and a comedian, a magazine editor and a European activist are all among the presenters at this year’s Evenings of Jewish Renaissance. The program has been reimagined for the times in which we are living and will take place mostly over Zoom, Sunday through Tuesday, Nov. 14 to 16. more
Emma Newbery joined the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island in April as a branding and engagement associate. Originally from New York, she studied religion and anthropology at Bowdoin College. … 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
On April 1, David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, spoke on “The State of Antisemitism today and AJC’s Global Jewish Advocacy.” He covered rising anti-Semitism, … more
(JTA) — There’s no sugarcoating it: 2020 was a difficult, trying, tragic year. But just because COVID-19 dominated the headlines and our personal lives, that doesn’t mean there weren’t any Jewish bright spots. Plenty of history was made, from a march of tens of thousands against anti-Semitism to a new kind of vaccine that Jewish doctors helped create, to a Jewish vice-presidential spouse. Here are some of the Jewish stories that helped distract us from the pain of the past year. more
In the “new normal,” when we have to be physically apart from one another more than we would like, the message of artist Nancy Katz’s “Jewish Roots” community art … more
One of the most divisive and toxic issues on American campuses is the conflict over Israel and Palestine. Some pro-Palestine students call supporters of Israel’s right to exist racist, and … more
Benji Lovitt will have to wake up really early to open this year’s Israeli Culture Series Sept. 9. The comedian lives in Tel Aviv where he will perform his shtick live for the event that takes … 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
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