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It’s only fitting that the Rhode Island Chapter and the Western New England Region of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, have selected “42nd Street” as the choice of entertainment for the fundraiser honoring the memory … more
The Holocaust Education & Resource Center of Rhode Island President, Judith Jamieson is pleased to announce a gift of stock to the Education Center valued at of $93,000 from Myrna and David Leven formerly of Providence. The Levens want the … more
The 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, nonviolence and economic inequality were the repeated themes during this year’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. A number of programs and events during the week echoed the call for civil rights for … more
September 15, 1963, a bomb goes off. Four young girls are killed. Twenty two people are injured. The place – the 16th Street Baptist Church, in Birmingham, Alabama. The explosion that rocked the African-American church propelled the Civil Rights … more
Last April, the Alliance JCC screened Life in Stills, a documentary by Tamar Tal that focuses on the work of the legendary Israeli photographer Rudi Weissenstein. Erin Moseley, Director of Arts & Culture and NextGen Engagement, shares that people … more
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island is excited to announce an upcoming launch for a new way to contribute to its fight against poverty and economic insecurity. Developing a crowdfunding platform is part of the response to the “Living … more
You’ve probably stalled in making a charitable gift numerous times before. Thinking you can’t afford it, will be embarrassed because your gift will be small, you won’t be able to choose among the many worthy organizations – it’s too much. … more
For decades, Jewish communities across North America have organized themselves by establishing Jewish communal institutions responding to the urgent needs of the times. Jewish Federations, in particular, and now the Jewish Alliance, have played and … more
Several states, including Rhode Island, provide tax credits for people or corporations that invest in education through Scholarship Granting Organizations (SGOs). In Rhode Island, those who pledge and donate to such organizations two years in a row … more
Along with Miami, Baltimore, Chicago and Memphis, the Jewish Federation Foundation of Greater Rhode Island, chaired by Doris Feinberg, recently became one of the first Jewish endowments in North America to commit funds to the Israeli Stock Market. … more
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