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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Israel Collaborative (RIIC), with Brown University’s Applied Mathematics and Computer Science departments, on Jan. 24 held its first conference on the … more
George M. Goodwin will give a free, illustrated Zoom talk, “Woonsocket’s Gorgeous but Little-Known Synagogue,” for members and guests of the Rhode Island Historical Society on … more
Applications for grants for Rhode Islanders and nearby Bay Staters to travel to Israel, as well as for RootOne vouchers for eligible teen summer trips to Israel, are now being accepted. Visiting … more
Do you like to dance? Do you like to work out? Then try a new class at the Dwares JCC representing: “ISRAELI SUMMER CAMP DANCING”! Join us every Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the gym to dance to … more
My grandmother was such a powerful woman. I wrote this article in her memory, and for the memories she gave me and my family. Both of my grandmas made aliyah to Israel from Yemen in the 1950s, one … more
(JTA) – Eric Alterman, born in 1960, says the view of Israel he absorbed growing up in a Jewish family in suburban Scarsdale, New York, was decidedly … more
At age 23, Elihay Skital already has a wide range of interests. He loves to sing. He loves working with kids. He is fluent in Hebrew and English, and he’s learning Spanish. He loves to cook – give him any excuse, and he’ll fry up bimuelos (fritters), with a side of sour cream. This is one reason Skital has embraced his new role as Rhode Island’s shaliach, or emissary, from Israel:… more
More Druze have died fighting for Israel, proportionally, than any other ethnic group in Israel. Find out why the Druze community is so loyal to Israel when Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh speaks at the Dwares Jewish Community Center on Monday evening, Feb. 6. As an Israeli Druze woman, Kamal-Mreeh will discuss Israeli society from her point of view. more
Israeli films and television series shed light on the numerous ways in which Israelis act out their Jewishness. After many decades of distinctly secular Israeli cinema, in recent years a broad … more
Excavations in Israel can elicit protests and even lead to threats of war. I recall a time, decades ago, when I went to visit an American cousin who was spending the summer … more
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