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Washington, DC - Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued the following statement in response to the death of Ariel Sharon: I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ariel Sharon, a champion of Israel and a good man I was honored to know. … more
The Women’s Alliance Endowment Fund (WAEF) of the Jewish Federation Foundation invites grant proposals for the upcoming fiscal year, July 2014 – June 2015. “We are particularly interested in programs that focus on women and girls,” said … more
When it comes to developing a positive Jewish identity, many experiences have high returns. According to various studies, overnight Jewish camping, Jewish day school education, and travel to Israel in one’s teens or twenties stand out among other … more
Two Rhode Islanders are among a group of more than a hundred participating in USY’s Nativ College Leadership Program in Israel (a gap year program). Here, during a break between semesters, Daniel Katz (far left) and Gabrielle Warshay (second from … more
Last year, the Women’s Alliance Endowment Fund celebrated its 20th anniversary, raised $16,000 and grew to more than 100 members. Six new members joined the Fund, and another ten women renewed their commitment by contributing an additional $1,000 … more
Several years ago Minna Ellison, Senior Vice President for Community Planning and Programming for the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, was in California staying at the Renaissance Hotel at LAX.  She asked the hotel concierge if the hotel … more
When I first moved to Rhode Island six months ago, I wondered how meeting people worked in the real world. Sure, I have my coworkers whom I enjoy working with, but how will I meet people my age in the area? more
On Sunday, January 5, Alliance JCC held an open house, and the Mothers Circle celebrated its fifth anniversary as an invaluable resource to women of other religious backgrounds raising Jewish children. Past program participants and perspective … more
Because your calendar is full with simchas all year, Georgie Tarn and Tracey Fine, creators of the Jewish Princess brand, have written another Jewish Princess book to make every holiday successful. more
The biggest trends in weddings, Jewish or otherwise, are tradition and the personal touch. From the invitation and dress to the music and menu, the personality of those getting married is on full display. So how can you make your wedding trendy … more
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