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Honoring survivors at the Holocaust Memorial

Thursday, September 7

Rhode Islanders gathered at the Holocaust Memorial on the River Walk in Providence twice in just six days to recognize another milestone in the establishment of the memorial. The names of Holocaust …
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Connectivity is a fact of modern life. We have our televisions, our computers and, most of all, we have our cellphones. Surely you have noticed as you walk down Hope Street or Elmgrove Avenue …

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5 new kids’ books for the High Holy Days

Thursday, September 7

JTA – A challah-baking Jewish giant, a young baseball champ and an endearing boy in a pumpkin patch are among the stars of five delightful new books for kids published just in time for the High …

New group promotes business ties between R.I. and Israel

Thursday, September 7

Building a business relationship between Rhode Island and foreign countries is not a new idea – but now there’s a group specifically seeking to strengthen and promote business ties …

The making of ‘Menashe’

In his July 28 review at, Nick Allen writes: “Like all great films that nudge the world toward a slightly more compassionate place, the creation of ‘Menashe’ is an …

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Phase one of renovations near completion at PHDS

Renovations are underway to the Paul M. and Janet G. Fradin Family Entryway at the Providence Hebrew Day School (PHDS). The scope of the project includes handicapped front access to the building, …

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Self-hatred: It’s not just for self-haters!

JTA – I used to joke that I am not a self-hating Jew: It’s all those other Jews I can’t stand. Like I said, I used to tell that joke. In the current political climate, …


Shul shopping

Thursday, September 7

It’s that time of year when people looking to join a synagogue go “shul shopping” and visit various synagogues. It’s also a time when synagogues hold open houses to recruit …


Apples-and-honey season in a kugel

(The Nosher via JTA) – One day many years ago – during the High Holy Days yet – I called my mother early in the morning to yell at her about kugel. Really. In my family kugel meant …

Tasty chicken features pomegranate