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This year’s Purim celebration looked a little different. On Friday, Feb. 26, a Car-nival took place in the Brown University parking lot across from the Dwares Jewish Community Center. Decorated … more
Israel is known for many things, including distilling drinkable water from the sea, but few know that Israel also distills whiskey. On March 11, Israeli Talia Garber will enlighten us with an Israeli whiskey-tasting program. Although the event will be online, Town Wine and Spirits is making a mini-set of Israeli whiskeys available for those who want to join in the tasting. But the Zoom program should be enjoyable even for those who just want to watch as Garber takes us on a journey “From Scotland to the Holy Land.” more
In February, the North American Jewish community will observe Jewish Disability Advocacy Month with virtual experiences in education, solidarity-building and empowerment in support of people with … more
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island has chosen Tiffany Shlain’s book, “24/6: Giving Up Screens One Day a Week to Get More Time, Creativity, and Connection,” for the next community read, … more
In February, the Jewish community across North America will recognize Jewish Disability Advocacy Month 2021 (JDAM), a month of virtual experiences, including in education, solidarity-building and … more
When the COVID-19 crisis began, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island stepped in to coordinate relief and recovery efforts for the community.  Over 400 generous donors gave more than $250,000 to the COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Campaign. more
Rabbi Laura Geller gave an entertaining talk about her book, “Getting Good at Getting Older,” during the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s Dor L’Dor Society’s … more
On Jan. 5, the Rhode Island General Assembly was due to begin a session unlike any other in the state’s history. In the midst of a global pandemic, and deep divides on the economy, race and … more
RootOne is an ambitious new initiative that aims to help bring tens of thousands of Jewish teens from the United States to Israel on immersive summer trips. Seeded by a $20-million gift from The … more
This year, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s annual Super Sunday fundraising day was the culmination of an entire week of giving. Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sunday, Dec. 6, was successful and Giving Week was even more successful. The goal was to raise funds for the Alliance’s annual community campaign. On Super Sunday, 20 volunteer callers raised more than $22,000 from 84 donors.  Also volunteering were 15 thank you note writers who wrote more than 200 thank you cards to donors who have already given to the annual campaign.  more
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