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Adam Greenman appointed Alliance president, CEO

Wednesday, June 14

Adam Greenman will be the next president and chief executive officer of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. The announcement was made today. Greenman comes from a nonprofit background, …
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Large crowd turns out to celebrate Dwares JCC’s reopening

Friday, June 9

PROVIDENCE – It was a festive celebration for all ages as the Alliance’s Dwares JCC officially reopened on May 24. Visitors streamed into the newly renovated building at 5 p.m., …
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Remember when this time of year made you all tingly in anticipation? School was ending. Camp was starting. You were another year closer to graduation. A whole summer loomed large …

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Sons of Jacob opens doors to community

Friday, June 9

Congregation Sons of Jacob, the last vestige of what was once a thriving Jewish community in the Smith Hill and Randall Square neighborhoods, plans to welcome the public to a free open house on …

Rhode Island Holocaust center honors student writers, artists

Friday, June 9

On May 21, several hundred students, teachers and parents gathered at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center, in Providence, for the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center’s …

The complexities of the unsaid, the unspoken and the unsayable

In October 1964, Simon and Garfinkel’s “The Sound of Silence” appeared on their debut album, “Wednesday Morning, 3:00 A.M.” The song received little notice until it was …

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A ride to remember

A few photos from the June 9 Ride 2 Remember with members of the Jewish Motorcycle Alliance from across the United States and Canada. The ride raised funds for the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust …

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Providence Hebrew Day School to hold awards dinner on June 11


Jewish values for social media in the post-U.S. election world

Just over two years ago, I was invited to write a number of online articles that addressed Jewish values as they apply to our social media lives. With the impact of social media on the recent U.S. …


‘The Settlers’

Thursday, May 11

The Weaver Library in East Providence showed an anti-settler, anti-Israel movie on April 17. The movie called “The Settlers” demonizes the settlers and settlements as the main cause of …

‘The Settlers’

Thursday, May 11

Last week [April 17], I attended the East Providence Weaver Library’s showing of “The Settlers,” a two-hour documentary by Israeli-American filmmaker Shimon Dotan. The film …


Designing stylish and functional outdoor kitchens

FAMILY FEATURES – Just like the inside of a home, aesthetics are often the first thing you notice when stepping outside.  An outdoor living space can be modern, traditional, rustic, …

Think warm weather and cold soup