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The leadership of Camp JORI announced on May 27 that after careful consideration, the Jewish overnight camp will not open for the 2020 season.“We worked really hard to make it work; we tried,” camp co-director Kara Liberman told Jewish Rhode Island. “There just wasn’t a way to open camp safely.” more
Kara Liberman and camp just seem to go together. Camp JORI’s new director is a  bundle of energy, and camp is her “thing.” The North Andover, Massachusetts, resident grew … more
Wonder what some of our younger community members are doing this summer? Many of them are at camp. There are many fun options in Rhode Island, and photographer Glenn Osmundson recently visited two of … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN –  Camp JORI concluded another successful summer on Aug. 12. But JORI’s camping season did not end there. Camp JORI joined forces with Brown University and Camp … more
I read with interest the article by Geraldine Foster, “The Jewish Orphanage of R.I.: ‘A Cherished Institution’.”  Indeed cherished! My two uncles, Saul and … more
On May 20, 1951, with due celebration, the cornerstone was laid at the new home of The Miriam Hospital. The structure on the corner of Summit Avenue and Fifth Street in Providence would replace … more
Every summer since 2011, Camp JORI has partnered with BBYO’s program Passport Israel to send JORI’s teens to Israel for an immersive six-week program featuring archeology, hiking, … more
What have you been doing this summer? Many people have been traveling. I know that from the photos we’ve received showing smiling readers holding copies of The Jewish Voice. We love those … more
Do you recognize these photos? You’d be correct if you guessed Camp JORI. The photo at the top is the waterfront. At left is the wall in the arts and crafts cabin where you can see the … more
Judaism has always placed enormous emphasis on raising children. In one midrash, people who enter the world to come are asked five questions. One is, “What did you do to raise the next … more
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