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PROVIDENCE – September is Hunger Action Month and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank has released a free twenty-page booklet full of ideas on ways children can participate in the initiative to feed the hungry. “One Kid Can! Helping the Hungry: … more
PROVIDENCE – At my bar mitzvah in 1946 – the first postwar year at Temple Emanu-El – the front row guest, in splendid finery and feathers, looking at me beside the pulpit, was my sort-of grandmother. more
Sixth graders at Temple Sinai in Cranston went on a retreat this summer, pondering questions like “What does it mean to be bar or bat mitzvahed?” and “What does it mean to be an adult in the Jewish community?” more
PROVIDENCE – Join the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island for a night of Jewish Tragedy – and Comedy with, “My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy.”  Brad Zimmerman combines years of training as an actor and years on the standup comedy … more
PROVIDENCE – A night with Mike Greenberg on Sept. 17th didn’t just start at 7:00 p.m. with Mike Greenberg’s presentation. At 5:45 p.m., at the McCormick and Schmick’s restaurant, in the Biltmore Hotel, a group of more than 50 Jewish … more
Ken Dulgarian, President of Dulgarian Properties, the well-known Rhode Island real estate developer, is the owner of the Avon Cinema on the East Side of Providence and many premier properties. In fact, his latest venture, on Pitman Street on the … more
In 1877, a number of Jewish Freemasons living in Providence decided to join together to form a new Masonic lodge, Redwood Lodge Number 35.  According to Redwood Lodge’s tradition, the group’s leader, Myer Noot, envisioned a lodge that would be … more
PROVIDENCE  – For families that were in synagogue all day on Saturday, Sept, 14, for Yom Kippur, the following day’s Cyclovía event was certainly a change of pace. Cyclovía is an international phenomenon that reportedly began in Bogotá, … more
PROVIDENCE – Event Chairs Neil and Randi-Beth Beranbaum, along with Alan and Marianne Litwin, hosted the evening event of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s 2014 Annual Campaign Launch at the Biltmore Hotel on September 17. Before … more
FALL RIVER, Mass. – In 1958, a young optometrist in Fall River saw a need: The children of poor and working class parents were unable to afford college. Dr. Irving Fradkin saw a waste of talent and potential and set out to fill that need. He … more
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