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Providence Kosher meal site expands service to five days a week

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Rhode Island senior citizens who want a hot Kosher lunch will soon be able to get one in Providence five days a week. The Kosher Senior Café in Providence, operated by Jewish Family Service …

New front, back doors open at JCC

Friday, April 7

It’s been more than a year since the front doors closed and construction started in earnest on the renovations to the Jewish Alliance’s Bonnie and Donald Dwares Jewish Community Center, …
Celebrate Israel

Yom ha-Zikaron remembrance at JCC

Remember and honor those who have fallen in the defense of the State of Israel or during acts of terror during a memorial ceremony April 30 at the Dwares Jewish Community Center. Since 1963, Yom …

Habonim's Unity Shabbat

Across the political spectrum, we are all Jews, and we each find our own unique way to connect with, challenge and support Israel. It is incumbent upon us Diaspora Jews to learn all we can about …

Emanu-El to show awe-inspiring ‘On the Map’

Sometimes a game is just a game, but on rare occasions, a win might change everything – for the team, for its fans and maybe even for their country. In 1977, when Maccabi Tel Aviv’s …

URI Hillel End of Year, Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration

Join URI Hillel for our end of the year BBQ and Yom ha-Atzmaut celebration. Featuring hotdogs, burgers, an authentic Ice Cream truck serving Italian ice and more!

Editor's column

Spring cleaning redux

A couple of years ago, I wrote about spring cleaning at about this time of year. Actually, when I looked back, the column was mostly about postponing spring cleaning, with a little history …

Reflections on the sandwich generation

The perils and positives of technology

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Summer dreams

Step back and focus on the bigger picture

Musings of a news junkie

Obituaries

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Shirley J. Davis, 92

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Esther Friedman, 94

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Rabbi Saul Leeman, 100

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Abby L. Maizel, 71

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Mildred Pivnick, 92

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Eileen Winkler, 88

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Yom ha-Shoah commemorated at community program

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Yom ha-Shoah is the day we honor and remember the victims, survivors and heroes of the Holocaust. This year’s community commemoration, held on April 23 at Temple Emanu-El, Providence, like the …

Habonim honors local artist, founding member

2 days ago

BARRINGTON – On a Sunday in March, Temple Habonim honored local artist Barnet ‘Bunny’ Fain by showcasing his art and naming its gallery in his honor. The gathering to make the …

Performance of ‘Women of Ararat’ to benefit women in Armenia

Friday, April 7

Members of the Armenian community of Rhode Island are bringing a performance of the acclaimed play “Women of Ararat” to Providence on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. The performance, in …
IT SEEMS TO ME

Our duty to remember

On Sunday afternoon, April 23, 27 Nisan on the Hebrew calendar, a few hours before the official beginning of Yom ha-Shoah, members of the Rhode Island community – Jew and non-Jew alike …

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Other news

Moufletas for Mimouna

Mimouna is a traditional North African celebration marking  the end of Passover. Popularized by Moroccan Jews in Israel, it marks the end of avoiding hametz with moufletas, a type of crepe fried …

Reporting on a gap year in Israel

Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island volunteers gather

Kosher cafe seniors

Ask the director

Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence offers respite care, too

‘Arranged’ is first in Habonim’s annual film series

Opinion

Jewish values for social media in the post-U.S. election world

Just over two years ago, I was invited to write a number of online articles that addressed Jewish values as they apply to our social media lives. With the impact of social media on the recent U.S. …

Letters

Re: Advertising (April 7)

I am writing in response to the ad by stop.iran.now.ri on page 16. The ad is racist, and inaccurate. If one would have spent five minutes fact checking the claims made by the ad you would have …

Food

Slow cooker pot roast savory, festive

(Nosher via JTA) – Because I am someone who runs her life a million miles per minute, but still value the fruits of a home-cooked meal, the slow cooker is certainly a mainstay in my kitchen. …

Colorful, crunchy salad is simply perfect for spring