Keyword: Holocaust
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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
This year’s annual Rhode Island Interfaith Commemoration of the Holocaust will take place on Yom ha-Shoah, Sunday, April 23. The event will remember the victims of the Holocaust and celebrate … 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
“Dancing on a Powder Keg: The Intimate Voice of a Young Mother and Author, Her Letters Composed in the Lengthening Shadow of Hitler’s Third Reich; Her Poems from the Theresienstadt … more
Jews have lived in what is now the Czech Republic for more than 1,000 years, and over that time a rich Jewish culture developed. It was centered in Prague and spread throughout the region. But after … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – An exhibit more than 20 years old against an iPhone: Docents at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum are increasingly noting the battle with hand-held devices to keep the … 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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