Israel at 70: How 1948 changed American Jews

Wednesday, April 4

JTA – One year after Israel’s establishment, in the dead of night, three students ascended a tower at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York and raised the Israeli …
d'Var Torah

Tazria-Metzora: The mystery of a baby girl

Four years ago, during a winter that was colder and longer than the one we are now ending, my younger daughter and I decided to go for a walk. At the time, she was only 9 years old, as thin as a …

The miracle of the goats

Viewing sacrifices in a whole new light

Lessons from the golden calf

Editor's column

An important spring tradition

It’s spring! Flowers are popping up. Days are warming up. That can only mean one thing: The Jewish Voice’s annual Patron Campaign is underway. Not what you thought I was going to …

The fowl adventure and other seder stories

A question of coverage and timing

Olympics fever is but a memory

It could have been worse!


Postmemory is more than a simple term

An article in The Jewish Voice (3/2/18), “A Liberator’s Tale: ‘In my nightmares the scenes recur,’ ” has been recurring in my mind. It is the story of Rabbi Bohnen …

Rabbi James Rosenberg

The boycott crowd

Yesterday at 9:10 PM

The Iago within us

Wednesday, April 4

Ruth Oppenheim: A life beyond survival

Thursday, March 15

Adam I and Adam II – and why we need both

Thursday, March 15

Adam I and Adam II – and why we need both

Sunday, March 4

Letters to the editor

Palestinian protesters

Yesterday at 9:20 PM

In the past two weeks, tens of thousands of Palestinian “protesters,” organized by Hamas,  encroached on the Israeli/Gaza border. In their attempts to infiltrate Israel,  they …

Jewish Seniors Agency receives prestigious AJAS award

Yesterday at 9:19 PM

In February 2018, I attended the national annual conference of the Association of Jewish Aging Services (AJAS).  AJAS, founded in 1960 and headquartered in Washington, D.C.,  is an …

From the archives

This and that throughout R.I.’s history

When the Spanish explorer Hernan Cortez visited The New World in 1520, he learned about a cold drink made from the cacao bean. Called bitter water, it was spiced with chili and said to be an …

The Jewish Orphanage of R.I.: ‘A cherished institution’

The hidden figures behind Providence’s Hebrew Loan Associations

A notable gentleman