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PROVIDENCE – In recognition of Armenian Independence Day (Sept. 21), the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center partnered with The Genocide Education Project to present the film … more
How do we tell our children about the worst crime of the 20th century – the Holocaust? What is the right age to tell them how the Nazis systematically murdered two-thirds of European Jewry, … more
Situated on the banks of the Providence Riverwalk between the World War I and World War II memorials, the Rhode Island Holocaust Memorial serves a dual purpose: it honors the 6 million Jews who … more
Wednesday, July 21, dawned as a beautiful summer morning, the kind of day when most Rhode Islanders would go to the beach if they could. Instead, approximately 125 women went to Ledgemont Country … more
Today, I was thinking how events in our lives shape us and make us who we are. Sometimes I think, “If this had happened instead of that, what would my life be.” I then think, “What … more
Professor Al Silverstein’s journey begins with an early childhood in Graz, Austria, and culminates with his retirement in Pawtucket. It is both a harrowing tale of survival and the story of a … more
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
I was born in Providence and moved to Pawtucket when I was 8 years old. Except for leaving my grandparents, an aunt and uncle and cousins, I was happy to leave. I went to the same elementary school … more
A riveting story [Photo gallery]
On Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Gussie and Victor Baxt Social Hall at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence, the audience was enthralled by Ada Winsten’s story of her family’s … more
“Incredible!” “Jewish Motorcycle Clubs, who knew?” “Rhode Island’s Jewish community has never seen anything like this before!” “It … more
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