Keyword: Newport
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NEWPORT – On Aug. 15, at Touro Synagogue, two audiences gathered to hear two important historical letters, read aloud, marking the 74th anniversary of this moving community ceremony. One … more
On May 13 at 7 p.m., Thompson M. Mayes of the National Trust for Historic Preservation will discuss his book, “Why Old Places Matter: How Historic Places Affect Our Identity and … more
On April 1 at 7 p.m., David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), will present “The State of Anti-Semitism Today and AJC's Global Jewish Advocacy” via Zoom. The … more
Most New England Jews know about the historic Touro Synagogue, in Newport. But how much do we know about Newport’s other significant religious sites?   That’s where the Four … more
JTA — A federal judge has granted control of the country’s oldest synagogue to the Rhode Island congregation that worships there and not the building’s New York-based founding … more