Aliyah – 10 Years Later

Thursday, August 10

When I turned 10 years old, I remember thinking how cool it was to have a double-digit age. That first year of double-digits made the age of 10 feel special for that reason alone. A decade, …
d'Var Torah

To live in hope is the bravest choice

The flag of Rhode Island displays our state symbol – an anchor – with the word “Hope” emblazoned below. I have always liked that image, and it took on even more meaning a few …

A better way to celebrate your successes

Pursue justice justly

Facing challenges with good faith

Editor's column

Nothing is better than the sweet sound of your voice

Connectivity is a fact of modern life. We have our televisions, our computers and, most of all, we have our cellphones. Surely you have noticed as you walk down Hope Street or Elmgrove Avenue …

Of change and hope and a new year

Now is the time to unite against hate

I went to camp – for a day

A snapshot of our readers from the 2017 survey


Now is the time to work together

No doubt many members of Newport’s Congregation Jeshuat Israel were not merely disappointed but shocked on Aug. 2, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, in Boston, reversed the …

Rabbi James Rosenberg

The making of ‘Menashe’

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From generation to generation

Thursday, September 7

We should celebrate Jewish diversity, not let it divide us

Thursday, August 24

The language of war

Thursday, August 10

The corrosive and corrupting nature of fear

Friday, June 23

Letters to the editor

Shul shopping

Thursday, September 7

It’s that time of year when people looking to join a synagogue go “shul shopping” and visit various synagogues. It’s also a time when synagogues hold open houses to recruit …

From the archives

Hope Street in days gone by

Volumes have been written about the earliest Jewish shopping areas in Providence, one in the North End and the other on Willard Avenue in South Providence. Willard Avenue in particular has been the …

Staying alive: Scrappy synagogues

The Jacobi Medical Club

From ancient times to today, hospitality means we will take care of you