Keyword: High Holy Days
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Summer is winding down and we are gearing up for the High Holy Days. Our thoughts turn to the start of school and the bright promise of the Jewish New Year! Jewish Rhode Island does not list information regarding specific services and schedules. This year, we contacted all the synagogues, temples and congregational groups and asked about in-person and virtual services as well as if tickets will be required. What follows is the current information from those who responded along with current contact information from all known synagogues, temples and groups in our coverage area. more
Rachel Lipman cares deeply about preserving her Jewish family’s fifth-generation winemaking business, Loew Vineyards, but the 28-year-old is … more
BRISTOL – Despite numerous attempts to get the school committee to change the start date of school in the Bristol Warren Regional School District, school is still set to begin on Sept. 7, the first day of Rosh Hashanah. more
The controversy over the first day of school in the Bristol-Warren Regional School District continued on June 29, when the School Committee’s union subcommittee heard a grievance filed by the … more
On the second day of Rosh Hashanah, members of United Brothers Synagogue in Bristol gathered for a pandemic tashlikh ceremony. more
James Pious, chair of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, sounded the shofar for the children of the David C. Isenberg Early Childhood Center in Providence. Even the shofar was properly … more
The folks at the Louis and Goldie Chester Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry are asking the community to start the new year with a mitzvah: help provide food to the hungry. This is the second annual High Holiday Kosher Food Drive organized by Jewish Collaborative Services and the Full Plate Kosher Food Pantry. more
(My Jewish Learning via JTA) – There is a marked difference between the intended feeling of being uncomfortable with not eating or drinking for 25 hours and actually becoming ill as a result of … more
(JTA) – Rosh Hashanah won’t be usual this year. Like many of you, my family won’t be getting together, so we’ll be setting the table for two, not 11. It’s disappointing … more
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