Keyword: Temple Emanu-El
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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
In late August and early September, Betsalel Laurent Elouna, founder and leader of Beith Bnei Yeshouroun synagogue in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, visited Providence, staying for a week at the home of Rabbi Wayne and Anne Franklin. more
For Michael Fel, Temple Emanu-El’s new senior rabbi, moving to Providence is a bit of a homecoming. Rabbi Fel grew up in Miami, but his wife, Shayna, is a graduate of the Alperin Schechter Day School (now the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island) and her brother, Ami Hersh, was Rabbi Fel’s best friend in rabbinical school. That’s how the couple met. more
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