Coming Sunday! A current events conversation

Friday, December 8

Join Alan Rosenberg, executive editor of the Providence Journal, and Elisabeth Harrison, news director of Rhode Island Public Radio, as they talk about racism, terrorism and free speech in the media at the first Tribe Talk, sponsored by The Jewish Voice and the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. 10:30-noon.
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Hadassah gift-wraps the holidays for mall shoppers

Friday, December 8

It’s a Hanukkah miracle of sorts. Every year – for almost as long as there’s been a Warwick Mall – a dedicated group of Hadassah members turns out to wrap gifts there …
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Technology bridges the distances and generations

Do you look at today’s changing technology and feel overwhelmed? You’re not alone. No matter your age, any new technology involves a learning curve. Unfortunately, in the case of …

Let’s talk about gratitude

Relax and make some memories

Here’s to families and celebrations

Learning from my travels

Nothing is better than the sweet sound of your voice


Dr. Edward L. Hochman, 91

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Esther R. Bree, 99

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Andrew Gershkoff

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Alice Leach, 97

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Bernard Levin, 75

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Mary Silverman Ravin

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Morton Y. Schleffer

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Sophie Tragar, 86

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Women learn about happiness at Kollel conference

Thursday, November 23

PROVIDENCE – Close to 100 Jewish women from different parts of New England gathered Nov. 19 for a stimulating day of study, dialogue and reflection. The occasion was the annual Tichyeh Schochet …

Al Silverstein’s journey: Holocaust survivor focuses on education

Thursday, November 23

Professor Al Silverstein’s journey begins with an early childhood in Graz, Austria, and culminates with his retirement in Pawtucket. It is both a harrowing tale of survival and the story of a …

Darwin’s Jobian perspective

While Rabbi Rosenberg is recovering from back surgery, he has chosen a past column to run in this space. This column originally appeared on April 3, 2009.  Ever since I first encountered …

2016-17 Guide to Jewish Living in Southern New England

Education based on Jewish values will help us build a better world

A few weeks ago, I awoke to find my inbox overflowing with emails from colleagues around the country. They were all sharing a letter written by John Allman, the head of the independent preparatory …


Kudos to Rep. David Cicilline

Friday, December 8

On behalf of the Rhode Island Coalition for Israel (RICI), Christians and Jews working together in support of the nation of Israel, I want to publicly thank Rep. David Cicilline for his support and …


Add Blue Crinkle Cookies to your baking repertoire

(The Nosher via JTA) – In many homes, there is a tradition to bake Hanukkah cookies at this time of year. Whether it’s the sugar and butter mixing in the mixer, the blue and white …

Jewish Bow Tie Cookies: An old world treat of fried dough