Keyword: Israel
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Professor  Mary O’Keeffe, of Providence College, and  Professor Samantha Meenach, of the University of Rhode Island, recently joined 23 professors from across the … more
Photojournalist Erez Kaganovitz, the self-described “human behind [the] ‘Humans of Tel Aviv’ ” exhibit at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center this … more
The children in PreK at the David C. Isenberg Family Early Childhood Center went to Israel recently with Tslil Reichman, the community shlichah. They even had some time to explore the big floor map … more
“My Hero Brother” tells the remarkable story of a group of young Israelis with Down syndrome who embark on a demanding trek through the Indian Himalayas, accompanied by their brothers and … more
JTA – When Natalie Portman was named the 2018 winner of the $1 million Genesis Prize, known as the “Jewish Nobel,” it was in part an acknowledgement of her Israeli … more
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. –  What’s more exciting than getting a surprise package in the mail? Getting it from Israel! To strengthen our students’ connection to Israel, The Cohen … more
While the majority of my time and experiences in the last 10 years have taken place in Israel, this country has also been my springboard to other worldly adventures. The most recent one took place in … more
Congregation B’nai Israel, in Woonsocket, like many synagogues in Rhode Island, is facing some difficult challenges. The oldest Conservative synagogue in Rhode Island, B’nai Israel … more
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, … more
NEWPORT – On May 21, Touro Synagogue, in partnership with the Consulate General of Israel to New England, hosted a Jerusalem Day celebration to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the reunification of the holy city following Israel’s victory in the 1967 Six-Day War. About 100 people filled the synagogue for “Celebrate Jerusalem.” Many Israelis were in attendance, including a former Israel Defense Forces soldier who fought in the Six-Day War. more
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