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PROVIDENCE – The new Temple Emanu-El Providence Jewish Film Festival will show its second film, “Shared Legacies,” about the bond that grew between Blacks and Jews during the civil … more
The pandemic has upset life for everyone, but older people face special challenges. They didn’t grow up with computers, and many of them are not comfortable with digital technology. As COVID-19 … more
In “Gods Change, Prayers are Here to Stay,” the late Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai wrote:  The Jewish people read Torah aloud to God all year long, a portion a week, like … more
(JTA) – Samantha Zerin headed home from a Yiddish class she had taught as part of her synagogue’s adult education program on the evening of Dec. 19 and knew her life was about to change. … more
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled. Organizers hope to reschedule it at a later date with a similar program. more
More than 400 congregants and community members celebrated the installation of Michael Fel as Temple Emanu-El’s fifth rabbi in its 95-year history. The celebration, during the weekend of Feb. … more
On Jan. 26, “Singing the Dream,” an annual civic and cultural event, will bring together singers from all walks of life for an afternoon of song and fellowship in tribute to the life and legacy of civil rights leader and American hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. more
Judaism, philosopher and rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote, emphasizes holiness in time. While that might work well for philosophers, Jews over the centuries have worked hard to make spaces holy … more
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were close friends back in 1965. They shared the dream that our nation should be “a place where civil and human rights … more
Ever since God commissioned Bezalel to build the Tabernacle in biblical times, art has played an important role in Judaism. The value of “hiddur mitzvah” (beautification of the … more
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