Alliance to hold Yom HaZikaron program on April 24


PROVIDENCE – The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will observe Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m., at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center.

The Alliance welcomes everyone to come together and pay tribute to the men and women who have given their lives in defense of Israel. The lives of several fallen soldiers will be explored, and the ceremony will include traditional prayers, candle-lighting, videos and songs. Some Israeli veterans and local rabbis and cantors will participate in the program.

This is not a political event, but rather an opportunity for us all to stand in solidarity with our Israeli brothers and sisters, and to recognize the profound impact of their sacrifice on our shared values of freedom and democracy.

Please join us for this free event to honor those who have fallen, and to reaffirm our commitment to the enduring friendship between the United States and Israel.

For more information, contact Elihay Skital, community shaliach, at or 401-421-4111. Registration information will be available soon at

The Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center is at 401 Elmgrove Ave.

LARRY KATZ ( is the director of Jewish life and learning at the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island.