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In his new book, “The Sacred Now: Cultivating Jewish Spiritual Consciousness” (Wipf & Stock, $18), Rabbi Mark Elber lays out a compelling case for engaging seriously with Jewish … more
It’s hard to believe that in just under five months, J-Camp will begin at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center, in Providence. Every year, once camp is over, I get asked when we … more
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, over 100 adults and children from the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island (JCDSRI) and the Islamic School of RI (ISRI) participated in a program … more
The Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association officially opened the doors to its new office and archives Jan. 21 with a reception and the dedication of the donor wall. Now housed near the first … more
Weddings are becoming more original, say some longtime area event planners. And, even those that incorporate traditional themes are tailored to the couples’ needs and wants. We spoke with three … more
“Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel,” By Francine Klagsbrun (Schocken 2017) 2017 Jewish Book of the Year award from the Jewish Book Council. Reviewed by Bettina … more
“My Hero Brother” tells the remarkable story of a group of young Israelis with Down syndrome who embark on a demanding trek through the Indian Himalayas, accompanied by their brothers and … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Jews were “undesirable.” They were “of low physical and mental standards.” They were “filthy.” They were “often dangerous in their … more
Moishe Hirsh Uditsky was born and died in the Russian Empire. Despite pogroms and oppression, he never immigrated to the United States, but at least six of his nine children did, finding a life of … more
In 2011, a group of Hope High School alumni founded a scholarship fund to help Hope students pursue higher education. As of today, close to 500 Hope High alumni and friends have … more
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