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Awareness, education at forefront of Jewish Disability Advocacy Day

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More than 180 members of the Jewish community, representing variety of organizations and institutions, converged on Washington, D.C., Feb. 2 for the seventh annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day. The …

Summer camp: Friendship and fun with a healthy dose of life

Did you know that summer camp is about more than fun? What are your plans for June, July and August? As I reflect upon my camp experience as a youngster at the Jewish Community Center in …

JAFCO program returns Camp JORI to its roots

Judaism has always placed enormous emphasis on raising children. In one midrash, people who enter the world to come are asked five questions. One is, “What did you do to raise the next …

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Summer dreams

As we put together the annual camp issue of the newspaper, it’s snowing outside. I’m not too fond of snow. Rather than building snow forts, sledding or skiing, I obsess about clearing …

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Ben Lipitz and Pumbaa have been together for a long time

Thursday, February 16

PROVIDENCE – If you’ve seen “The Lion King” on tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), chances are you’ve seen Ben Lipitz as Pumbaa. Lipitz recently …

Jeffrey Savit to leave Alliance this summer

Thursday, February 16

Jeffrey K. Savit, president and CEO of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, announced his resignation Feb. 15. He said he will remain in the position until mid-summer.   Savit, who …

The use and abuse of imagination

In a Sept. 23, 2016, op-ed in The New York Times titled “Will the Left Survive Millennials?” novelist Lionel Shriver summarized her talk at the Brisbane (Australia) Writers Festival …

2016-17 Guide to Jewish Living in Southern New England

Now is the time to speak out

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the …


Re: Innovation grants (Feb. 3)

At Congregation Beth Sholom and beyond, many of us are excited about the Mean What You Pray: Theater Techniques for Inspired Prayer program and grateful to the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island …

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Sharing culture and creating community

Shakshuka is a staple dish in Israel that can be made for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The meal is healthy and light, but somehow is also one of the greatest comfort foods in the world. This …

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