Sketchbook

Unforgettable memories of formative summers by the shore

Thursday, February 2

On days of national or personal memory, I make a pilgrimage to my boyhood summer home on Teed Avenue in Barrington’s Hampden Meadows.   I drive my familiar route along the Wampanoag …
d'Var Torah

The stranger is me

Recently we finished the Book of Genesis in our cycle of weekly Torah portions and began studying the Book of Exodus.   The Book of Genesis told us stories of our patriarchs and …

Strengthening our hearts

Courage of midwives offers inspiration to do ‘the right thing’

Modern resources can help us avoid repeating ancient mistakes

Editor's column

Summer dreams

As we put together the annual camp issue of the newspaper, it’s snowing outside. I’m not too fond of snow. Rather than building snow forts, sledding or skiing, I obsess about clearing …

Step back and focus on the bigger picture

Musings of a news junkie

Give a little thought to making 2017 a good year

Meet our hard-working, dedicated Jewish Voice staff

Opinions

Now is the time to speak out

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the …

Speaking out in defense of immigrants

Thursday, February 16

To the Jews who came to America in the 19th and 20th century, America was the goldene medina, “the Golden Country.” The passion Jewish immigrants had for America was based not only on the …

Rabbi James Rosenberg

The use and abuse of imagination

Thursday, February 16

The story of Moses’ second son

Thursday, February 2

‘The Heart of Loneliness’

Friday, January 20

Saying whatever we want whenever we want

Thursday, January 5

The Catholic-Jewish dialogue: Quest for past and future

Friday, December 23, 2016

Letters to the editor

Re: Innovation grants (Feb. 3)

At Congregation Beth Sholom and beyond, many of us are excited about the Mean What You Pray: Theater Techniques for Inspired Prayer program and grateful to the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island …

Why not form a community committee?

Trump and the Jewish vote

From the archives

The local Jewish community has long united when crises loomed

Over the years, there have been many responses from American Jews to threats to the Jewish community and anti-Semitism, ranging from silence to a united front to destructive …

The Buttonwood Agreement of 1792

Temporary and permanent shelters

An outstanding women’s group enters the archives