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Arts Emanu-El will present a musical extravaganza, “Happy 70th Anniversary, Israel: Let’s Sing the Songs of Our People!” on May 6 at 7 p.m. This joyous program, … more
In September 2015, I was offered the opportunity of a lifetime that turned into a life-changing experience.  The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island organized a community leaders mission … more
I am not, nor have I ever been, a supporter of the BDS movement, which aims to protest Israel’s settlement policies through Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions directed against the state of … more
Rabbi Yossi Laufer and Barbara Kenerson in Tel Aviv at WeWork (with one of the directors), an incubation center for tenacious, budding, creative entrepreneurs and inventors, who are challenging … more
Popular singer and PJ Library spokesman Rick Recht will perform a children’s concert in honor of Yom Ha-Atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day) at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community … more
JTA – “I thought it was just going to be about falafel and hummus.” That was the perception of Israeli cuisine that filmmaker Roger Sherman had when he reluctantly decided to accompany his friend, the acclaimed Jewish cookbook writer Joan Nathan, on a food tour of Israel in 2010. But the reality exceeded his expectations. more
Most of us search for community in one way or another. One of the communities I’ve sought out in Israel is writers, both while getting a master’s degree in creative writing from Bar … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Sheldon Adelson's offer to help pay for the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is getting a thumb's down from a range of observers who support the embassy's relocation. The … more
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
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