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In my book “Pathfinding,” I write, “Our heritage holds the key to the historical us, but it also helps define the present us and even the future us. Recognizing and understanding … more
Editor’s Note: This article is the first of a multi-part exploration of the fascinating story of mergers, moves, and changes the many Rhode Island synagogues undergo. The RIJHA archives contain … more
As women, we face ever-present challenges, both obvious and hidden. Having a supportive network is a key to survival. A proud mother of three young women, ranging in age from 23 to 33, I position … more
It wasn’t quite an ideal day for a cruise in Newport, but somehow it worked out splendidly. Patricia and her daughter, Liza, memorialized the life and the romance of Jim Weiss aboard the Rum … more
“When faced with the need for short-term respite care for my mother, The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence facility and staff far surpassed our expectations. My mother has … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – The book is large and fits comfortably on a lap. The color photographs nearly fill each page. Each image depicts real people doing everyday Jewish things … more
Caregivers and family members often tell me that they are concerned about the diet of their aging loved ones. “They just don’t seem to eat like they used to” is a common stated … more
WARWICK – A ceremonial Huppah stands strong and proud on the grounds of The Phyllis Siperstein Tamarisk Assisted Living Residence in Warwick. The Huppah, or wedding canopy, is symbolic of a couple’s first home together. At Tamarisk, there are six couples, who have been married for 30 to 70 years. Recently, we asked them to share their secrets to a long and happy union more
About 70 seniors celebrated Hanukkah Dec. 16 at the Kosher Senior Café’s annual party. This year, the festivities took place at Temple Emanu-El in Providence.  Entertainment was … more
Edward Gorodesky went off to serve his country in 1939.  He left friends and family in Providence, as many others did during World War II.   Edward, who enlisted for three years, … more
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