Aliyah – 10 Years Later

Thursday, August 10

When I turned 10 years old, I remember thinking how cool it was to have a double-digit age. That first year of double-digits made the age of 10 feel special for that reason alone. A decade, …
d'Var Torah

A better way to celebrate your successes

It seems that when most people successfully complete a project, reach a personal milestone or accomplish something particularly difficult, their natural inclination is to be proud of all the work …

Pursue justice justly

Facing challenges with good faith

A fountain of light for all nations

Editor's column

Of change and hope and a new year

The temperatures have started to drop already. The last few days of August were unusually cool. Clearly summer is on the wane. In the Jewish calendar, we’ve reached Elul, which is the month of …

Now is the time to unite against hate

I went to camp – for a day

A snapshot of our readers from the 2017 survey

Coming soon: The joys of summer


Now is the time to work together

No doubt many members of Newport’s Congregation Jeshuat Israel were not merely disappointed but shocked on Aug. 2, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, in Boston, reversed the …

Letters to the editor

Shul shopping

Thursday, September 7

It’s that time of year when people looking to join a synagogue go “shul shopping” and visit various synagogues. It’s also a time when synagogues hold open houses to recruit …

From the archives

Staying alive: Scrappy synagogues

Editor’s Note: This article is the first of a multi-part exploration of the fascinating story of mergers, moves, and changes the many Rhode Island synagogues undergo. The RIJHA archives contain …

The Jacobi Medical Club

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

Legacy for a firehouse