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Nibbles Woodaway, Rhode Island's iconic Big Blue Bug, joins the fight against anti-Semitism thanks to a sign commissioned by the Rhode Island Coalition for Israel (RICI). The sign will be in place until July 27. The bug is the mascot of Big Blue Bug Solutions and is adjacent to Route 95 in Providence. more
Brown University engineering students visited the Jewish Community Day School of RI’s TikkunXDesign class to teach an interactive lesson about light and shadows. more
“Breaking up is hard to do”– Song by Neil Sedaka How true, how true these words are. I cannot remember the rest of the lyrics, or even much of the melody. Still, that line keeps … more
I’m supposed to meet Deena Liffmann at the RISD Museum, but she’s nowhere to be seen. I step outside to look for her along Benefit Street, and I suddenly realize that I’m in the … more
Once upon a time not too long ago, Providence was a bagel desert. The options were sparse and dry, and, well, kind of pathetic: frozen hockey pucks of bagels in the supermarket’s frozen … more
The biographical movie “Persona Non Grata,” about a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during the Holocaust, will be shown at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community … more
Ready to take a spin? Recently a bike rack popped up on Elmgrove Avenue, across from the Dwares Jewish Community Center, and we wondered what it was. Several days later, a few red bikes appeared. … more
EDOX is a frequent visitor to the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center. And that’s a good thing. You may not have noticed him or know who he is, but he’s an important … more
A riveting story [Photo gallery]
On Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Gussie and Victor Baxt Social Hall at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence, the audience was enthralled by Ada Winsten’s story of her family’s … more
On March 22, Providence College hosted a discussion titled “Theological Exchange Between Catholics and Jews. Nostra Aetate – Fifty Years Later,” with Rabbi Gary  … more
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