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The Camp JORI board of directors announced June 12 that Ronni Saltzman Guttin will be stepping down as director after 20 years of devoted service to begin a new chapter in her camping career. Board President Deborah Salinger said, “Ronni has … more
On Feb. 1, the fourth grade class at Temple Sinai participated in Project Linus. The project was organized through a joint effort of the congregation’s Sisterhood and the Social Action Committee. Project Linus is a national organization with … more
STATEPOINT – Back to school shopping can seem tedious and boring for some students. But you can help your young ones get motivated for a new school year by getting them more involved in the experience. After an extended vacation, going back to … more
As the father of boys who love to read fantasy, I was delighted to hear about The Path of Names, a new book in that genrefrom a Jewish perspective. Thanks to the PJ Library and our temple library, we’ve been able to give them many wonderfulJewish … more
On December 15 at 9:30 a.m., Florence Markoff will appear at Temple Torat Yisrael as a guest of the synagogue’s Men’s Club. She will present information about famous Rhode Islanders, the derivation of words and phrases as well as historical … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – In 5773, the religious wars just would not go away. In Israel, elections that extended Benjamin Netanyahu’s tenure as prime minister delivered big wins to two anti-Orthodox-establishment upstarts, Yair Lapid and Naftali … more
Hundreds of students, parents, teachers, and community leaders gathered at the Rhode Island State House Jan. 26 for a rally to celebrate School Choice Week in Rhode Island and show support for … more
BY  LOS ANGELES (JTA) – What kind of leadership style works best for a Seder? During a period when we are experiencing a shake-up in national leadership, you may want to re-examine the … more
Ellen Fingeret, of North Providence, Betty Ann Israelit, of Providence, Sue Mayes, of Middletown, and Michele Keir, of Warwick, represented Rhode Island Feb. 7 at an all-day leadership conference, “Telling Our Stories,” in Waltham, … more
“In our times, people often gauge communities by their leaders,” observes Congregation Beth Sholom’s Rabbi Barry Dolinger. As part of countering that trend, the Providence synagogue has launched “CBS Speaks,” a Friday night dinner series … more
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