Fran Ostendorf
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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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
It’s April, the season of showers, flowers, spring, cleaning and Passover! Yes, Passover. It’s not too early to begin thinking about our springtime holiday commemorating our … more
It’s the beginning of March and my thoughts are turning to spring. Who can blame me? We haven’t had a lot of snow this winter, but we’ve had our share of cold temperatures. And … more
The weather outside might be frightful, but the cold always gets me thinking about warmer days. How did you spend the summers of your youth? For many of us, summer signaled the camp season. … more
Welcome to a collector’s item — the first issue of Jewish Rhode Island! We have a new look and a different name, but we’re still the Voice of Greater Rhode Island’s … more
Today’s newspaper may very well turn out to be a collectible. You are reading the last Jewish Voice. The next time you receive your Jewish newspaper, it will feature a brand-new name … more
I am reminded at Hanukkah of the importance of light. Each night we add another candle to the hanukkiah, and it glows more brightly, whether you place it in your window or on a table in your … more
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