Keyword: Holocaust
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This year, during the Erev Simchat Torah celebration, I had the honor of being the first person called to the bimah of Temple Emanu-El to cradle a rescued Czechoslovakian scroll and dance it around … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – In a famous episode of “Seinfeld,” Jerry is upset that his dentist, a recent convert to Judaism, is already telling Jewish jokes. He complains to the … more
With community input, the Rhode Island Holocaust Memorial Committee has compiled a collection of names of Holocaust survivors who made a life for themselves and their families in Rhode Island. If you or a member of your family is a survivor and your name is not part of this first wave of engravings, please contact Michelle Cicchitelli at mcicchitelli@Jewishallianceri.org or 401-421-4111, ext. 178. more
With community input, the Rhode Island Holocaust Memorial Committee has been able to compile a collection of names of Holocaust survivors who made a life for themselves and their families in Rhode … more
In a cold, unrelenting rain on April 26, students and faculty scurried across the plaza outside the University of Rhode Island’s Robert L. Carothers Library. I knelt on the ground and made the … more
On Sunday afternoon, April 23, 27 Nisan on the Hebrew calendar, a few hours before the official beginning of Yom ha-Shoah, members of the Rhode Island community – Jew and non-Jew alike … more
JTA – Looking through the barbed wire of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 14-year-old Nanette Konig could barely recognize her friend and classmate from Amsterdam, Anne … more
Imagine hearing the sound of a mass of motorcycles rumbling down the street towards you. You turn your head to look – and see more than 100 riders wearing leather covered with patches riding … more
A multifaith, multidenominational vigil in solidarity against recent acts of hate will take place at the Holocaust Memorial on The River Walk, just off South Main Street, in Providence, on March 5 at … more
On Oct. 15, 2015, anti-Semitic and racist leaflets were distributed on Providence’s East Side.  Just months ago a Brown student discovered anti-Semitic messages on the walls directly … more
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