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Earlier this year, Jeffrey Savit announced his resignation as president and chief executive officer of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. This speech was presented at the June 8 annual meeting of the Alliance. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. …” It’s as if Charles Dickens was foreshadowing the Rhode Island Jewish community in 2011. When I arrived, we were a proud yet “siloed” community wrought asunder by severe financial challenges and divided loyalties. In the intervening six years, territorial duality is being increasingly replaced by compassionate UNITY, which I believe to be the five most important letters of the word community. more
A ride to remember [Photo gallery]
A few photos from the June 9 Ride 2 Remember with members of the Jewish Motorcycle Alliance from across the United States and Canada. The ride raised funds for the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust … more
PROVIDENCE – It was a festive celebration for all ages as the Alliance’s Dwares JCC officially reopened on May 24. Visitors streamed into the newly renovated building at 5 p.m., … more
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island will celebrate the reopening and dedication of the newly renovated Bonnie and Donald Dwares JCC, located at 401 Elmgrove Ave., Providence, on Wednesday, … more
Remember and honor those who have fallen in the defense of the State of Israel or during acts of terror during a memorial ceremony April 30 at the Dwares Jewish Community Center. Since 1963, Yom … more
It’s been more than a year since the front doors closed and construction started in earnest on the renovations to the Jewish Alliance’s Bonnie and Donald Dwares Jewish Community Center, … more
The bomb threats targeting Jewish organizations around the United States caught up with the Dwares Jewish Community Center on Feb. 27. At about 11 a.m., a call came into the JCC, located on the … more
Our Jewish values are borderless. The guiding principles that inform the work of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island are the same values that we prioritize in our support overseas. The … more
I had a dilemma. My second day in Havana was fast approaching and I was getting anxious. Thursday was the 12th anniversary of my father’s yahrtzeit and I had no idea where I would say Kaddish … more
What better way to start the Jewish New Year than with a Jewish book?  President Shimon Peres said, “I read when I get up in the morning, when I can during the day and every single … more
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