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It all started 40 years ago at the Providence home of Sheila and Paul Alexander. While their kids played upstairs, the Alexanders hashed out a bold idea with three other couples with … more
Although the main purpose of the Jewish Community Day School of RI (JCDSRI) annual meeting on June 6 was to appoint the board of trustees and provide updates, the community-wide acknowledgement … more
May 24 was a first for the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island and for Rhode Island’s Jewish community, as the school presented its annual Zimriyah, a Hebrew song festival, in the … more
The fifth-graders giggled as they attempted to follow the rules that the visiting students from Brown University had laid out for them. Each student was holding the end of a wooden box that was a … more
Every Thursday at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island (JCDSRI), third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students gather to join their voices in a rousing Shacharit (morning) service. A joyful … more
A few weeks ago, I awoke to find my inbox overflowing with emails from colleagues around the country. They were all sharing a letter written by John Allman, the head of the independent preparatory … more
While many of us are still enjoying lazy days at the beach, administrators and staff at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island are busy cleaning, waxing floors, painting walls and preparing … more
For many families the new school year arrives with emotions ranging from excitement to anxiety.  In my experience, three major stressors can affect the summer-to-school transition: sleep, … more
Over the past few months, fifth-graders at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island, in Providence, have studied slavery and brick-making as they learned about the first chapters of Exodus, … more
Chametz Fest 2017, sponsored by the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island, was a smashing success. A wonderful time was had by the more than 270 people who attended the March 26 event in the … more
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