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What is the future of the Jewish people? Very few have truly developed a comprehensive vision. Avraham Infeld is one of those few, and he will share this vision at the Joseph Teverow and … more
Adapting to a new country and culture often means having to shed aspects of where you originally came from. It’s a personal choice. When it comes to holidays, I continue to embrace the … more
Or Cohen came to Rhode Island in August to serve as the Israeli emissary (shlichah) to the Rhode Island Jewish community through summer 2021.   As a teen, the 28-year-old Israeli was a … more
Most of us grew up taking the nation of Israel for granted, but for nearly 1,900 years, Israel was only a fantasy.   It was not that long ago that most Jews thought there would never … more
WARWICK – “I ate the matzo, so I became a rabbi,” joked Rabbi Yossi Laufer on Sep. 13, at the start of the fourth stop on Rhode Island State Police Lt. Col. Joseph … more
Israelis love their barbecue. They do it on the beach. They do it on their hikes. They grill whenever and wherever possible – empty parking lot? Let’s do it! When that smoky aroma … more
At Brown RISD Hillel [Photo gallery]
On May 9, Brown RISD Hillel students, staff and guests enjoyed a full day of themed activities in celebration of Israel's independence. Rabbi Alex Weissman led an exploration of Israeli poetry. The day finished with multiple rounds of “Extreme Gaga,” also known as Israeli Dodgeball. Click to see more photos.    more
Adam Cable, of Pawtucket; Leah Tinberg, of Pawtucket (now living in Los Angeles); and Seth Finkle, of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island; along with the Next Gen Delegation to the 2019 March of the Living, pose recently with the director and rabbi of the JCC Krakow in Poland. more
On Feb. 5, the U.S. Senate passed SB-1, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, in a bipartisan vote of 77-23.  Rhode Island Sen. Jack Reed voted against … more
Unfortunately, on March 21, 2019, Brown University students voted to support a discriminatory divestment referendum against Israel. As a proud member of Brown Students for Israel (BSI) and a … more
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