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Mark Werner wants us to know that we can do more to support Israel than just writing a check. “Our obligation as Jews is to strengthen Israel,” Werner, a self-described Zionist and the son of a Holocaust survivor, said in a recent phone interview. “I believe Israel is very important for the protection of Jews around the world.”   more
If your child has a costume that she or he no longer needs, consider doing something good with it, like donating it to benefit children in Israel. Your gift could bring an Israeli child some joy and … more
What would motivate a successful corporate lawyer to trade in his comfortable life in America to volunteer for manual labor on Israeli military bases for three weeks every year? … more
The Wall Street Journal published an article that you may have missed while you were observing Yom Kippur. Online on Sept. 28, one of its headlines declared, “Israel Emerges as Top Destination … more
Around 2005, when I was working as a college recruiter for Yeshiva University, most of the high school seniors I interviewed were planning to take a gap year to study in Israel. I usually asked them … 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
What can I say about the last few months that hasn’t already been said? I think all I can do, as a columnist for Jewish Rhode Island, is to share my personal experiences as a Rhode Islander … 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
Avi Nevel, founder and CEO of the Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC), was recently named by Providence Business News to its 2020 list of 25 Leaders & Achievers. Nevel, an Israeli, and … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The tens of thousands of Jewish pilgrims who travel each year to Ukraine for a Rosh Hashanah rite will have to make different plans for September. more
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