Sketchbook

God cares about every living thing

Thursday, May 11

The first matinee at the Providence Place Cinema on a very rainy day. I dislike the lower parking garage, I can’t figure out how to get in and out, so what do I do?  I leave my car at …
d'Var Torah

Get lost – it may be just what you need

The Torah portion just before Shavuot is named Bamidbar, which translates to “In the Wilderness.”  Our rabbis have long been fascinated that the Torah was given to Israel …

On bonfires, hubris and the state of civil discourse

Our communal responsibility extends to poor pregnant women

Out of the mouths of babes: What really matters

Editor's column

Welcome to our pet parade

We love our pets. And many of our readers love their furry friends enough to want to see their photos in the paper. The annual pet section in this issue features all the pet photos that …

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Spring cleaning redux

Reflections on the sandwich generation

The perils and positives of technology

Opinions

Jewish values for social media in the post-U.S. election world

Just over two years ago, I was invited to write a number of online articles that addressed Jewish values as they apply to our social media lives. With the impact of social media on the recent U.S. …

Polling

Anti-Semitic incidents in US surging in ’17, rose by a third in ’16

Thursday, April 27

JTA – Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States soared 86 percent in the first three months of 2017 after rising by more than one-third in 2016, according to the Anti-Defamation …

Letters to the editor

‘The Settlers’

Thursday, May 11

The Weaver Library in East Providence showed an anti-settler, anti-Israel movie on April 17. The movie called “The Settlers” demonizes the settlers and settlements as the main cause of …

‘The Settlers’

Thursday, May 11

Last week [April 17], I attended the East Providence Weaver Library’s showing of “The Settlers,” a two-hour documentary by Israeli-American filmmaker Shimon Dotan. The film …

From the archives

The Jacobi Medical Club

Have you ever wondered how many medical associations there are in the United States?  Probably not. It is not a topic usually discussed at the dinner table or at parties. But if you Google the …

From ancient times to today, hospitality means we will take care of you

Legacy for a firehouse

By any definition, we’re interested in your history