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J-Camp at the Dwares JCC, a program of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. This program is designed primarily to … more
The leadership of Camp JORI announced on May 27 that after careful consideration, the Jewish overnight camp will not open for the 2020 season.“We worked really hard to make it work; we tried,” camp co-director Kara Liberman told Jewish Rhode Island. “There just wasn’t a way to open camp safely.” more
The Rhode Island Jewish community supports an Israel experience as an integral part of a student’s education and growing Jewish identity. Thanks to several area families’ generosity, … more
There is a saying that the worst day at summer camp is better than the best day not at camp … or something like that.  Even waking up to rain is fun – sleeping in a little bit, … more
I am often asked about the differences between day camp and overnight camp – besides the obvious difference that you sleep at overnight camp but not at day camp.  I have been fortunate … more
The sweet memories of summer. Each year, parents struggle with the question, “What will my children do during summer vacation?” Years ago, the kids played outside, unsupervised, from … more
Welcome to February! I have many reasons to like this month. This year, I’m not sick of the weather – yet. Usually, I take a few days of vacation in February, whether it’s a … more
Kara Liberman and camp just seem to go together. Camp JORI’s new director is a  bundle of energy, and camp is her “thing.” The North Andover, Massachusetts, resident grew … more
PROVIDENCE – A lot of people figured that a guy like Ari Melber, MSNBC and NBC chief legal correspondent and host of “The Beat,” would have some insight into the current political situation in the United States. They packed the Baxt Social Hall at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center. There were so many people that they spilled into the adjacent Board Room to watch on a livestream set up there. Melber did not disappoint. On Nov. 3,  an evening when there was plenty of competition for sports fans’ time, Alliance CEO Adam Greenman welcomed the 450 people in attendance with the promise that “we will get you out of here by 8 o’clock,” in time to get home for the Patriots’ showdown game against Baltimore. He went on to thank the crowd for their support of the annual campaign to foster a stronger, more vibrant Jewish community. more
Breaking news is fast-paced and ever-changing. Now more than ever, the news out of our nation’s capital changes by the minute. And news from Washington is getting even more attention these … more
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