Breaking news

Rhode Island rallies in Washington

Tuesday, November 14

WASHINGTON – Rhode Islanders were among the roughly 290,000 people who streamed into Washington on Tuesday by rail, by air, by car and by bus for the March for Israel.

‘The world can see that we are together’

Tuesday, November 14

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Hannah Kaplan, a senior at Tiffin University in northern Ohio, can identify exactly one other Jew in the school’s student body of approximately 3,000. There are also a …

In our Community

Community, learning at Evening of Jewish Renaissance

Tuesday, November 7

PROVIDENCE – On Saturday, Nov. 4,  at the Dwares Jewish Community Center, “The Evening of Jewish Renaissance,” drew a crowd of over 200  people to learn and  …

Try these resources when talking to your children about the current conflict

Tuesday, October 10

As we all continue to process the events in Israel, PJ Library offers resources to help parents navigate topics that may be difficult to discuss with young children.

Headlines from Israeli newspapers

Six injured in terror attack at Jerusalem checkpoint

Terror attack reported near the tunnel checkpoint between Jerusalem and Gush Etzion, terrorists eliminated.

Up Front

Tradition meets liberalism in Beth Sholom’s new ‘spiritual engagement’ rabbi

Monday, November 6

Rabbi Emily Goldberg Winer remembers the summer when a teenage boy drowned, 12 years before she became director of spiritual engagement at Congregation Beth Sholom, in Providence. It was 2011 , …
Mental Health

The importance of caring for our mental health as we age

Monday, November 6

Mental health includes our psychological, emotional and social well-being, and is important at every stage of life. Our mental health affects how we feel, think and act as we cope with life, and …

Emanu-El’s fall book event to focus on ‘Eternal,’ set in Fascist Italy

Monday, November 6

PROVIDENCE – The historical fiction novel “Eternal,” by best-selling author Lisa Scottoline, will be the subject of the Fall Book Discussion presented by the Rosen Library Committee …

Editor's column

What binds Jews together is stronger than our disagreements

The horrific and fast-moving events in Israel and the Gaza Strip pose a unique challenge for a small, monthly Jewish newspaper in Rhode Island: How do you accurately show what’s happening there …

Something for everyone in our online community calendar

The joy of gathering together

New England summers aren’t what they used to be

Respect every Jewish journey

Let’s fight hate together


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On March 28, 1935, “Triumph of the Will” – directed, produced, edited and co-written by Leni Riefenstahl – was released. The film documents the 1934 Nazi Party Congress held …
The perils of speaking from ‘The Place Where We Are Right’

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) is the third in a line of Hebrew poets who have earned a place in the Israeli consciousness as “national poets.”   The first of such men, Chaim Nachman …

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D'var Torah

It’s not a sin to argue with God

Monday, November 6

The book of Genesis begins with God deciding to create human beings to rule all the other created things: “Let us make human beings in our image, after our likeness. They shall rule the fish of …

Letters to the Editor

Why evict Jeshuat Israel?

Thursday, October 5

In regard to the eviction of Congregation Jeshuat Israel from Touro Synagogue headed up by Louis Solomon of Congregation Shearith Israel, New York City, I have one question, “why”? …


A culinary grand slam at Temple Beth-El

Monday, November 6

There were many possible ways to celebrate Rabbi Sarah Mack’s 20 years of service at Providence’s Temple Beth-El, but no celebration would have been tastier than the World Series of …