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Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Philadelphia and experience my first Democratic National Convention – and what an experience it was.   As a member of the DNC Rules … more
This speech was presented June 15 to the annual meeting of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. The remarks have been slightly edited for publication. As I come to the end of this … more
The Mayor Elorza parking meter economic plague currently destroying Thayer Street local businesses reminds me of an updated version of the old fable about the scorpion that asked a frog for … more
BOSTON (JTA) – In the wake of the Orlando shooting, statements of solidarity with the LGBTQ community quickly tumbled forth. Some expressions of support came from unlikely sources such as the … more
Unlike many members of Newport’s Jeshuat Israel, known far and wide as “Touro Synagogue,” I cannot delight in Judge John J. McConnell’s recent unequivocal decision in support … more
It isn’t easy to make something good out of something horrible, but something positive has occurred in the aftermath of the sickening anti-Semitic graffiti incidents in … more
The “Nakba” event held at Brown RISD Hillel on May 11 is alarming and sets a dangerous precedent. The event titled “Jews Facing the Nakba” – held on Yom ha-Zikaron and … more
On May 10, Yom ha-Zikaron was honored at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence. Yom ha-Zikaron, as its name in Hebrew implies, remembers the thousands of Israeli soldiers, Jews and … more
On Oct. 15, 2015, anti-Semitic and racist leaflets were distributed on Providence’s East Side.  Just months ago a Brown student discovered anti-Semitic messages on the walls directly … more
On Friday [April 22], I attended a community seder at Touro Synagogue’s Levi Gale house opposite Touro Synagogue. I will always think of it as the Jewish Community Center. About 60 attended. … more
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