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Writer’s poignant story highlights campaign event

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Nearly 350 people turned out to hear writer Jennifer Teege tell her compelling personal story on Nov. 5 as the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island celebrated the importance of philanthropy at its Annual Campaign event.
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Relax and make some memories

How do you relax? We all have hobbies – activities that make us forget the stress and strain of everyday life. Perhaps we need them now more than ever. Our 24/7, connected lives seem very …

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Baseball season continues at the JCC

Thursday, November 9

The baseball season is still in full swing at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center, where two programs are scheduled this month as part of the “Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American” exhibit.

The pull of the plaque

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Heading to lunch recently with a friend, I suggested we dine at Sagres Restaurant on Columbia Street in the heart of Portuguese Fall River and its many tenements.   The chitchat was great …

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Chicken stew and vegan buffalo bites are winners

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.

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