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PROVIDENCE – When you think of the “Old World,” what comes to mind? Cobblestone streets and ornate stone buildings? Castles and grand balls? Sometimes we forget about a dire … more
In episode five, Rabbi Sarah Mack of Temple Beth-El in Providence discusses everything from the influence of nature on her spirituality, to the importance of strong mentorship. … more
Preston D. Neimeiser has had a very busy year. On May 2, Neimeiser was ordained as a rabbi. On May 25, he married Victoria Litman. Two days later, Litman graduated from law school. Then, on June 1, the newlyweds moved to Providence, where Neimeiser began as the assistant rabbi of Temple Beth-El. All this … at the age of 27. more
Alan Rosenberg retired on Dec. 1, 2020, leaving behind a nearly 43-year career in journalism at the Providence Journal. Originally from Chicago, Rosenberg graduated from the Medill School of … more
Sarah Mack is the senior rabbi at Temple-Beth El, in Providence, where she has served since 2003, upon her ordination from the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion. Rabbi Mack also spent a year studying at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, in Jerusalem. more
Now in its 10th year, Temple Beth-El’s World Series Cook-off is going virtual! The event features a new theme each year and usually hosts 25 chefs competing for the approval of judges as well as glowing reviews from 150 guests at the Providence temple.  This year, the virtual World Series will be held Nov. 1 from 4-5 p.m.  and will feature a healthy eating theme. more
Author, screenwriter, playwright and nationally syndicated columnist Mitch Albom is coming to Temple Beth-El, in Providence, on Nov. 21 as part of his book tour for “Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family.” The new book by Albom, the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, tells the story of Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would profoundly change his heart – and the hearts of readers everywhere. Jewish Rhode Island recently interviewed Albom about Chika’s influence on his life, the role of faith in his journey and his writing process. more
PROVIDENCE – The crowded room erupted in loud applause and cheers as Rabbi Leslie Y. Gutterman escorted Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg down the center aisle of the sanctuary at … more
Gary Leib, of Bristol, hit a homerun and scored a touchdown with his recipe for Chicken Stew with Walnuts and Pomegranate Sauce on Oct. 29 at Temple Beth-El, in Providence. A panel of three judges named Leib’s tasty dish the “Best Tailgate Recipe” at a competition for the best football foods, called “The World Series of Tailgate Favorites.” So there you have it – Leib’s recipe is in an entirely different league than nachos and hot dogs. more
In the book of Genesis, a book whose first words are “In the beginning,” almost every experience is new: the first human beings (Adam and Eve), the first murder (Cain murders his brother, … more
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