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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, …

Andrea Katzman takes the helm at JCDS

Friday, April 7

The Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island recently announced that Principal Andrea Katzman will become the new Head of School, starting July 1. She will succeed Adam Tilove, who has directed …
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

Reflections on the sandwich generation

I am a member of the sandwich generation. Most define that to mean someone who is taking care of younger children along with older parents. Mine is not a traditional sandwich …

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Obituaries

Ernest Schleifer

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Bruce Bennett, 72

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Evelyn G. Cohen, 97

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Merna S. Green, 84

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Rabbi Saul Leeman, 100

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Anne Krause, 93

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Sanford Lupovitz, 86

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Herbert Mandell, 87

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Julius Leonard Perler, 93

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Anna Simon, 95

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Annette Preblud, 93

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Evelyn L. Wolff, 102

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top stories

Doing good in R.I.

Friday, April 7

On April 2, the Rhode Island Jewish community hosted a series of good deeds (mitzvot) throughout the state as part of the global movement known as Good Deeds Day. Participants cleaned up, recycled, …

Cooking for a peaceful future

Friday, April 7

NEW BEDFORD – Israeli Arab Miriam Zoabi urged people attending the “Cooking Up a Dialogue” event to take a close look at the photos placed on their tables.   “We …

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

The God of Isaac Bashevis Singer

In 1979, the Yiddish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991), winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize in Literature, delivered a lecture on “A Personal Concept of Religion,” sponsored by the …

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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

‘Never Again’ vigil

While expressions of support from our non-Jewish neighbors, such as the Never Again rally that took place on March 5, are appreciated, they expose a fundamental misunderstanding or unwillingness to …

Food

Lighten up with fish and veggies

JTA – I love serving light foods that are naturally Kosher for Passover. With so much matzah, vegetable and fish dishes are often a welcome addition in my home. In this holiday menu, my Coconut Carrot Soup is a creamy soup at its finest. The combination of carrots, ginger and coconut is so warming and really delicious. Not a ginger fan? It’s easy enough to leave it out. And what could be better than a recipe that doesn’t require excellent knife skills? Since the soup ingredients are blended, dicing imperfection won’t be noticeable at all.

Dairy treat for Passover