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In the years of my youth, I often wondered why streets had the names they did. Of course, I knew that famous people and historic events were memorialized in that way, but not all street names … more
A few months ago, I began this column with a lament for some of the pleasures of life that are now gone, like rolled beef and Benny’s, and with happy memories of some of the good in the old … more
Histadrut, the Israeli labor organization, was founded in December 1920 at Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa. It brought smaller unions together under one umbrella covering all Jewish workers in Mandatory Palestine. more
The conversation began with the red sticker on the box containing a hand mixer. Printed on the sticker was the price and the name of the store – Benny’s. Seeing the familiar sticker … more
“Children of the Inquisition,” a film by Joseph Lovett, played to a crowd of over 120 people at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence on Jan. 19.  The … more
Tu B’Shevat, which falls on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, is a favorite holiday of mine. It is one of the four new years in the annual Jewish cycle, the New Year of the Trees. … more
The Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association’s archives are a treasure chest of fascinating aspects of our history in Rhode Island: minutes and notes of organizations present and past; … more
Over the past few years, the Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association has made continual efforts to broaden our membership base and give the public more insight into our mission and more access … more
At its 68th annual meeting on Sunday afternoon, May 5, the Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association will spotlight Dr. George M. Goodwin, who has completed his 15th annual issue of its journal, … more
April is here, which means Pesach is close upon us. In the midst of making out the long to-do lists and to-buy lists and getting everything ready for the sederim, my daughter Vivian … more
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