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JFNA praises law enforcement for arrest

Thursday, March 23

THE JEWISH FEDERATIONS OF NORTH AMERICA released the following statement Thursday: Israeli police announced Thursday that they had arrested an 18-year-old man with dual Israel-U.S. citizenship as the …
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Jews of Rhode Island challenged to do good together

Thursday, March 16

Isn’t there always time for mitzvot? That’s one of the ideas behind the community Good Deeds Day, coming on April 2.   Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition around the world. …

The 5 (or so) habits of successful Seder leaders

BY  LOS ANGELES (JTA) – What kind of leadership style works best for a Seder? During a period when we are experiencing a shake-up in national leadership, you may want to re-examine the …

10 easy tips to avoid a boring Seder

(Kveller via JTA) – If your Passover Seder is anything like mine, it can resemble the world’s most difficult classroom: different ages, ranging from 3 to 93, and varying levels of …

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The perils and positives of technology

You gotta love technology. Or do you? Sometimes I don’t. I have to admit that I’m a little intimidated by the wide range of gadgets, gizmos and devices that have become essential to …

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Providence group gives new meaning to ‘it takes a village’

Thursday, March 2

Do you worry about what might happen to you as you get older? Do you dream of a retirement home in Florida or, perhaps, Arizona? Do you think that downsizing now will make life easier as you age? Are …

Annual Temple Beth-El film fest features historical perspectives

Thursday, March 16

The Joanne Forman Film Festival presents three Sundays of films each year, with moderated  discussions and refreshments at Temple Beth-El in Providence.  This year’s theme is …

A nice young man, a promising future, and yet … and yet …

While attending an Erev Shabbat service at Temple Habonim in Barrington on Feb. 17, I had the privilege of listening to Rodrigo Pimentel tell his story. Pimentel is a soft-spoken …

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Ulpaniada completion results in first trip to Israel

When I decided to take part in the Ulpaniada competition, going to Israel was only a dream. Two wins and one generous grant from the Alliance later, I was on my way.   The Ulpaniada …

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Nature meets Judaism in Torat Yisrael’s Mitzvah Garden

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Annual gala a success at Congregation Beth Sholom

Ancient grains come full circle in Temple Sinai’s Biblical Garden


The surge in anti-Semitism? Here’s how to stop it

JTA – Almost daily accounts of vandalized cemeteries, spray-painted swastikas and bomb threats to JCCs and other Jewish agencies have naturally evoked considerable alarm.   Clearly, …


In support of Ambassador choice

I am in full support of David Friedman as the next Ambassador to Israel from the United States. David is one of America’s most respected and accomplished attorneys, David is held in …

Impressive response to bomb threat


New ‘Perfect for Pesach’ cookbook is that – and more

Whether you’re a gourmet cook or an amateur, an adventurous eater or a traditionalist, a family with young children or a fan of exotic ethnic foods, Naomi Nachman’s got you covered in her …

Celebrate National Nutrition month by ‘putting your best fork forward’