Keyword: RICI
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The Rhode Island Coalition for Israel (RICI) recently announced that its “Mensch of the Year” award, presented in 2019 to now-retired RI State Police Lt Colonel Joseph Philbin, has been … more
While many community activities have slowed or stopped during the pandemic, that hasn’t been the case with the Rhode Island Coalition for Israel (RICI), a local grassroots organization of Jews … more
Nurturing and honoring ourselves can be especially challenging during this time of COVID-19. To help cope with the current roller-coaster ride of the pandemic, the economy, race issues, politics … more
WARWICK, R.I. – On Nov. 18 the Rhode Island Coalition for Israel (RICI) hosted six ‘Lone Soldiers’ visiting from Israel. This program was held at the Chabad of West Bay. It was … more
On Nov. 18, retired State Police Lt. Col. Joseph Philbin spoke to 35 residents of the Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence in Warwick. He described his trip to Israel for the Law … more
WARWICK – “I ate the matzo, so I became a rabbi,” joked Rabbi Yossi Laufer on Sep. 13, at the start of the fourth stop on Rhode Island State Police Lt. Col. Joseph … more
On Feb. 5, the U.S. Senate passed SB-1, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, in a bipartisan vote of 77-23.  Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed voted against … more
On March 8, the Rhode Island Coalition for Israel presented a program, “Such a Time As This,” to members of the Potters House Church, in Providence, as well as a half-dozen Jewish … more
It’s the time of year when we transition from summer to fall, from this year to the new year and from our children’s summer activities to the school year. I found an interesting quote … more
I am a student of words. Words are critical in my work and I use them carefully. Words have great impact, and I have experienced words that “burn in my brain” long after they have … more