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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
PROVIDENCE – On Sunday, February 23, roughly 215 people attended the Congressional Breakfast at the Dwares JCC.They arrived to enjoy some Jewish delicacies and to listen to the members of the Rhode Island Congressional Delegationspeak. The event … more
While camp may seem like an indulgence, it is as important as day school attendance when it comes to forming your child’s identity. Summer camp is a worthy investment as it allows children to acquire vital social skills, which will prove useful … more
JTA – Alice Herz-Sommer, the 110-year-old Holocaust survivor and concert pianist whose life was the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died. Herz-Sommer, who was believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor and was still playing … more
“Hiddur mitzvah” is defined as taking an ordinary object used for ritual or worship, and beautifying it, thereby creating something more than utilitarian. For example, one can make Kiddush with a drinking glass; but to create instead an ornate … more
Julia Leavitt is the head life guard at the Dwares JCC pool and works in the fitness department. She grew up in Pawtucket,R.I., and is a recent graduate from William Smith College in Geneva, NY. Julia will be attending graduate school in the fallfor … more
Let’s get to it! 6–7 square matzahs 5 eggs 1 cup milk 2 cups cottage cheese 1/3 cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon cinnamon more
The story of Purim revolves around the actions of four key characters who we read about in the Book of Esther, a.k.a.Megillat Esther. more
When talking about the Maccabi games, United States Senator Herb Kohl of Wisconsin once said, “Being Jewish did notmake us better athletes, but the bonds we formed during the games we played did help make us better Jews.” more
                    The Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America serves the state of Rhode Island and some of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Its several camps include Camp Yawgoog Scout … more
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