Here are 6 favorite Jewish foods you should stop eating

Thursday, August 1

With summer barbecue season here, Americans everywhere will be firing up their grills and feasting on their favorite foods.   But many of our culinary indulgences come with a cost. …

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Mazel Tov!

Thursday, August 1

Mazel Tov! Ida and Tom Brown of Hopatcong, New Jersey (Ida is from Rhode Island) celebrated their 28th anniversary on a 32-day trip to New Zealand and Australia. They say that visiting Sydney and …

Jay Alexander Rodrigues and Annette Ariel Kiviat

Susan and Michael Rodrigues of Cranston and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Jay Alexander Rodrigues to Annette Ariel Kiviat on June 15 at The Pine Hollow …

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We Are Read on the Mississippi

Cindy and Mel Yoken stand in front of the steamboat, The American Queen, during a recent cruise on the Mississippi.  

We Are Read in Krakow

 Toby Liebowitz is pictured holding Jewish Rhode Island with students in a three-week evening Hebrew Ulpan class she teaches at the Krakow Jewish Community Center. On July 16, they met at the …


Zucchini Baba Ganoush: Use all that summer squash for a rich dip

Thursday, August 1

By the end of the summer, I’m always looking for ways to use up all the summer squash that is inevitably overgrowing in my garden. Making a baba ganoush-like dip with zucchini is my …
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Learning opportunities are all around us

You are never old enough, or wise enough, to stop learning. No matter what I do or where I go, I pick up some tidbit of information that causes me to stop and think, “Hmmm. I …

No summer break for Jewish Rhode Island

Surprise! We’re here in July! That’s right. There’s no more summer break for your Jewish Rhody team. When Jewish Rhode Island switched to a monthly publication, we also decided …

Both sides of the story

Why do we present many points of view in a Jewish newspaper? How can we be pro-Israel when we discuss BDS in a positive light? On the opinion pages in the last two newspapers, Jewish …

Our annual tribute to our furry friends

We are all crazy about our pets. I am reminded of that each year when we get ready for our annual Pet Issue, one of our most popular special editions. This year, with the switch to monthly …