Evening of Jewish Renaissance

Rising anti-Semitism a symptom of rising hate worldwide, author says

Thursday, November 8

The author of a new book on the resurgence of anti-Semitism in the United States says it will take a collaborative effort between American Jews and other targeted minorities to counter the marked …

Anti-Semitism and seltzer among topics at ‘An Evening of Jewish Renaissance’

  Journalists, authors and a fashion blogger will be among the speakers at the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s “Evening of Jewish Renaissance,” which returns on Nov. 17 after a three-year hiatus.
Editor's column

Roots forged in steel

Pittsburgh has a strong draw on its natives and anyone who has spent much time in the city once known for its steel mills. We’ve learned about this in the past few weeks as people …

A milestone and a goal

Name-calling should never be normal

How will you use your talents this year?

New hope for civility in a time of loss

Change is in the air


Lenore Blasbalg, 86

Thursday, November 8

Lorraine Kaplan, 94

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Ruth L. Marder, 91

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Henry Shapiro, 97

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Molla Tiffen, 91

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Joseph M. Winkleman, 69

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Top Stories

Facebook opened his road to freedom

Thursday, November 8

Most of us have some contact with social media, many on a daily basis. And we know its power. You either love it or hate it – and sometimes both. That’s especially true of …

Community comes together at vigil

Tuesday, October 30

PROVIDENCE – Elmgrove Avenue outside the Dwares Jewish Community Center Monday night was packed with more than 1,000 people looking for solace in community. The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island sponsored the early evening vigil honoring the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

‘Cruel, only to be kind’

The 2012 Oscar-winning film “Life of Pi” is based on Yann Martel’s bestselling novel of the same name.  Both the movie’s director, Ang Lee, and the screenwriter, …

The Guide to Jewish Life, 2017-18 issue

Southern New England's only comprehensive directory of Jewish services, business and leadership.


Voting is a sacred obligation

Thursday, October 25

Sometime last year, leaders in the Jewish community realized that the state primary election fell on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. When approached with the conflict, Secretary of State Nellie …


Government officials add insult to injury

Thursday, November 8

The horrific massacre that took place at a synagogue in Pittsburgh was made worse by two of the highest officials in the US government.  President Trump initially responded by saying that …


Healthy eating is right at all ages

Eating healthfully is the right way to eat for all ages. If you are looking for some guidance, try MyPlate.Gov, a food guidance website run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Center for …