| By Ron Kampeas |
| Thursday, 20 December 2012 18:05|
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein /OFFICE SEN. FEINSTEINWASHINGTON (JTA) – In the wake of the shooting rampage in Newtown, Conn., Jewish groups are looking to build alliances and back legislation to strengthen gun control laws.
| By Nancy Kirsch |
| Friday, 07 December 2012 02:40|
| Rabbi Katz takes the Torah to show it to some of Beth Elohim’s youngest members. /Congregation Beth Elohim|
PROVIDENCE – Marc Katz wanted to be a rabbi from a very early age.
Calling Rabbi James Rosenberg, rabbi emeritus of Temple Habonim in Barrington, his inspiration, he said, “I think I was attracted to what he was and who he was. As a first-grader, I understood that a rabbi leads prayers and is an important part of the community.”
| By Michele Alperin |
| Friday, 07 December 2012 01:14|
Until recent Oberlin College graduate Aaron Kokotek was in 11th grade at the Solomon Schechter of Essex and Union (now the Golda Och Academy) in West Orange, N.J., he felt accepted by the Jewish community.
| By Uriel Heilman |
| Friday, 23 November 2012 18:41|
BALTIMORE (JTA) – A year since its creation, the grandly named Global Planning Table remains the great white hope of the Jewish Federations of North America, which held its annual General Assembly here in mid-November.
| By Nancy Kirsch
| Friday, 23 November 2012 17:31|
The two youngest volunteers from Sha’arei Tefilla – Gavriel Schwartz, left, and Ezra Minkin – show a picture that depicts, among others, Norman Rosenfield. The photo was in an Oceanside, N.Y. resident’s flood-damaged home. /Sha’arei TefillaPROVIDENCE – Many members of the greater Rhode Island Jewish community continue to participate in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Since the paper reported on initial efforts in the Nov. 9 issue (“Hurricane Sandy hit other states harder”), we have heard from several other community members.
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