M’Dor L’Dor: Bubbe’s recipes communicate love

Thursday, October 31

Like any cultural group worth its salt, Jews communicate love through cooking. And while many epically outstanding women who also happen to be loving Jewish grandmothers do not cook (see: Ruth …

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Thursday, October 31

Skyler Lavalla and Leah Charpentier were married in Stowe, Vermont, on Oct. 20. The wedding took place at the Green Mountain Inn.  Skyler is the son of Terry Schuster and Kevin Lavalla, and …

Mazel Tov!

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 …

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We are read

We Are Read in Denmark – Sheila and Alan Kaplan, of Warwick,  and Barbara and Billy Karetny, of East Greenwich, were at the Danish Jewish Museum in August.

We are read

We Are Read in Ukraine – Shai Afsai of Providence was in Uman, Ukraine for the annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Rebbe Nachman of Breslov’s resting place. Clockwise from top left: Daveed …


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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Many opportunities for civil discourse

Who would have thought? On a recent rainy Monday, four Israel-oriented programs were scheduled in our community. Whether or not you agree with the viewpoints presented in these programs, you have …

Step away from the rat race

Do you find that you have trouble slowing down? After the introspection and renewal of the high holidays, do you launch back into your schedule with the vigor of a speeding train? I know I do. …

Looking back at Jewish Rhode Island in 5779

This is a time of introspection for many of us. We’ve welcomed 5780 with joy and anticipation. We’ve heard the sound of the shofar and look forward to the coming days. And we look …

We’re starting ‘The Conversation’

This is traditionally our biggest issue, and our sales team and local advertisers have come through this year. The robust advertising in this issue reflects just how involved our community can …