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On Sunday, August 20, 2017, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner addressed Rhode Islanders gathered at Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI for the 70th annual reading of George Washington’s … more
NEWPORT – On this remarkable Aug. 20, about 200 people participated in a ceremony at the Touro Synagogue  in which a Catholic nun and Muslim imam played leading roles.  During this … more
No doubt many members of Newport’s Congregation Jeshuat Israel were not merely disappointed but shocked on Aug. 2, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, in Boston, reversed the … more
NEWPORT – On May 21, Touro Synagogue, in partnership with the Consulate General of Israel to New England, hosted a Jerusalem Day celebration to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the reunification of the holy city following Israel’s victory in the 1967 Six-Day War. About 100 people filled the synagogue for “Celebrate Jerusalem.” Many Israelis were in attendance, including a former Israel Defense Forces soldier who fought in the Six-Day War. more