| Former New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief visits Narragansett shul|| || || |
| By Philip Eil |
| Friday, 07 December 2012 02:56|
Ethan Bronner speaks to a group of congregants at Congregation Beth David in Narragansett. /Philip EilNARRAGANSETT – Ethan Bronner doesn’t have the answer.
That was his message for the dozens of people who filed into Narragansett’s Congregation Beth David to hear his Dec. 2 presentation. But this didn’t mean that Bronner – former Jerusalem bureau chief and current national legal affairs correspondent for the New York Times – didn’t have any answers.
| Matzah balls and meatballs at URI|| || || |
| By Gina Sloman |
| Friday, 07 December 2012 02:31|
| Michelle Robertson, left, Gina Sloman, Shayna Sage and Julie Brierley pose with a tray of breadsticks. /Amy Olson|
KINGSTON – The URI Hillel hosted a recent event, “Matzah Balls and Meatballs,” with the URI Italian Club, also known as C.I.A.O, the Cultural Italian American Organization.
| Reactions amid the rocket fire|| || || |
| By Ben Sales |
| Friday, 23 November 2012 17:42|
| A memorial for victim Mira Scharf /Chabad of Japan|
KIRYAT MALACHI, Israel (JTA) – They pick through the tangled foliage, Orthodox men with long beards and black kippot, wearing white gloves and bright yellow vests, searching for body parts.
| ‘The Lost Wife’ finds a place in women’s hearts|| || || |
| By Kara Marziali |
| Friday, 23 November 2012 17:39|
Stacy Emanuel, event committee chair, left, and Lezli Pious and Jackie Orent, event committee members, gather at the Women’s Alliance function on Nov. 8. /Alisa Grace PhotographySEEKONK, Mass. – Alyson Richman, author of the national bestseller, “The Lost Wife,” was the featured speaker at the Women’s Alliance’s Annual Campaign celebration at Ledgemont Country Club in Seekonk.
| Hannah White helps lead JOIN for Justice|| || || |
| By Arthur C. Norman |
| Friday, 23 November 2012 17:37|
PROVIDENCE – Hannah White, who grew up in Providence’s Jewish community, continues to see the world through, as she puts it, “Jewish-colored glasses.”
White is communications and development associate and operations manager for JOIN for Justice (the Jewish Organizing Institute & Network). This reporter learned more about White’s responsibilities at a Rosh Hashanah dinner in Providence and in subsequent emails and phone calls.
| By Nancy Abeshaus |
| Friday, 23 November 2012 17:35|
Amy Olson, executive director of URI Hillel, and Nathan (Nate) DeGroot, rabbinical intern, stand in front of URI Hillel on the Kingston campus. /Nancy AbeshausNathan (Nate) DeGroot and Steven Jablow are well on their way to becoming rabbis. Full-time students at Hebrew College rabbinical school in Newton Centre, Mass., they currently serve as rabbinic interns, fulfilling part of their academic obligations.
| Rhode Island children and adults step into the breach|| || || |
| By Nancy Kirsch
| Friday, 23 November 2012 17:31|
The two youngest volunteers from Sha’arei Tefilla – Gavriel Schwartz, left, and Ezra Minkin – show a picture that depicts, among others, Norman Rosenfield. The photo was in an Oceanside, N.Y. resident’s flood-damaged home. /Sha’arei TefillaPROVIDENCE – Many members of the greater Rhode Island Jewish community continue to participate in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Since the paper reported on initial efforts in the Nov. 9 issue (“Hurricane Sandy hit other states harder”), we have heard from several other community members.
| Women’s philanthropy may evolve with societal changes|| || || |
| By Nancy Kirsch
| Friday, 23 November 2012 17:28|
Deborah Skolnick Einhorn /Nancy KirschPROVIDENCE – With a Jewish studies doctorate in American Jewish life from Brandeis University, Deborah Skolnick Einhorn focused her dissertation on women’s philanthropy. The Jewish Voice & Herald talked with her recently about generational changes in philanthropic giving.