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During the Holocaust years, there was only one march in Washington, D.C., to plead with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to rescue Europe’s Jews. As the 70th anniversary of that remarkable demonstration approaches, the protest is finally … more
BY  NEW YORK (JTA) – Each year in Brooklyn, Chabad Rabbi Shimon Hecht ascends 33 1/2  feet to light the tallest menorah in the world. But he’s not allowed to call it that … more
The Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center’s Art and Writing Contest is one of its longest running and most creatively inspiring programs. As Executive Director May-Ronny Zeidman said, … more
Charlotte Sheer, founder of the Holocaust Stamp project, was asked  for her thoughts as the project nears completion.   Here’s what she had to say: “I am gratified and … more
Members of the Rhode Island interfaith community gathered June 22 near the Rhode Island Holocaust Memorial in Providence to call on the government to keep families together and remind others of our … more
For 10 years, the book club at Wingate Residences, on the East Side of Providence, has met monthly in the community’s library to discuss nonfiction, classics, modern-day memoirs and … more
My wife, Sharon, and I had our B’nai Mitzvah a couple of years apart in the mid-1980s at Temple Am David in Warwick. We think back to our special days with warm memories. Like most … more
According to a 2014 survey from the Pew Forum, 70.6 percent of the American population identifies as some type of Christian or Catholic. Of the remaining 29.4 percent, 1.9 percent identify as Jewish. That means that for every 100 random people in a … more
As an American and a Jew, I am outraged and insulted that someone would tell me what party not to vote for as a result of a single issue. There are many issues for which Republicans have either voted no or not allowed a vote to take place. Where … more
On June 7, Providence Hebrew Day School (PHDS) held its annual Amudim dinner. The program was bittersweet, as it opened with a memorial tribute to Tichyeh Schochet. In the commemorative video, students, teachers and friends spoke of her tremendous … more
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