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What do four strangers, three faiths and social media have in common? Mohammed Al Samawi. Who is he and what is his story? You can find out on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. as the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island hosts Al Samawi at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence. Come hear Al Samawi talk about his incredible journey from hatred to tolerance at the 2019 Annual Campaign event, co-chaired by Marisa Garber and Dan Gamm. Al Samawi’s book, “The Fox Hunt: A Refugee’s Memoir of Coming to America” will soon be made into a major motion picture by “La-La Land” producer Marc Platt. more
At the Jewish Alliance, we are often asked where the dollars raised by the Annual Campaign go. Many understand that the funds are used to help the Jewish community in Rhode Island as well as in … more
The Jewish Alliance kicked off its 2019 Annual Campaign with another successful Super Sunday on Sept. 16. This year’s theme was “Be an Everyday Hero.” With the help of enthusiastic volunteers and the donors who answered calls, the Alliance raised more than $80,000 as of press time to benefit the Jewish community in Rhode Island and around the world. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN –  Camp JORI concluded another successful summer on Aug. 12. But JORI’s camping season did not end there. Camp JORI joined forces with Brown University and Camp … more
It’s spring! Flowers are popping up. Days are warming up. That can only mean one thing: The Jewish Voice’s annual Patron Campaign is underway. Not what you thought I was going to … 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
Jewish overnight summer camp used to mean days spent in the woods, learning about nature, swimming, hiking, and arts and crafts, and sleeping in tents or maybe cabins. The whole experience was … more
Our Torah readings these days focus on the wanderings of our ancestors in the desert on their way to the Promised Land. These peregrinations would take some getting used to.  The lives they had … more
More than 1,600 community members gave their dollars and time generously to support the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s 2017 Annual Campaign, which ended June 30.   Driven … more
Nearly 350 people turned out to hear writer Jennifer Teege tell her compelling personal story on Nov. 5 as the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island celebrated the importance of philanthropy at its Annual Campaign event. more
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