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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
As the philosopher and poet George Santayana said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Unfortunately, as World War II recedes further and further into … more
July 18 was a beautiful summer day. It was the kind of day when a typical Rhode Islander would want to be at the beach, or a park, or on a boat. Instead, about 100 local women came together to … more
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