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Doing good in R.I. [Photo gallery]
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, … more
On Feb. 1, 15 teachers from Beijing #80, a top-ranked high school in the heart of China’s capital city, arrived in New England to learn more about how the STEAM (Science, Technology, … more
On the  evening of March 26, at a women’s gathering to mark the second yahrtzeit of rebbetzin Tichyeh Schochet,  the hostess acknowledged several dozen women who had  completed … more
Have you ever wanted to be part of an archaeological dig?  Live on a kibbutz? Tour Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and other sites?  And get college credit? You are in luck!  Join University of … more
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 … more
Cheryl Greenberg, the Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of History at Trinity College, in Hartford, Connecticut, will be the guest speaker at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the R.I. Jewish … more
A human is a very complicated being. Communities and societies of humans are even more complex. Sometimes, someone who studies these groups makes generalizations in order to teach a lesson … more
(Rabbis Without Borders via JTA) – At Passover, Jews around the world gather to celebrate “zman cheirutenu,” the season of our freedom. We will read all about freedom from slavery. … more
Pesach night – or shall we say nights – is challenging enough for those who have spent the greater part of the last week/month (at least!) scrubbing down every nook and cranny of the … more
(My Jewish Learning via JTA) – What is the essence of Passover?   On the one hand, it seems obvious: Passover is about gathering together with loved ones to recall, through sumptuous … more
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