The moon landing seen through the lens of time

Friday, July 5

The first moon landing was a singular moment in history, and one that brought the country and world together, if only for a fleeting moment. If you were alive on July 20, 1969, you almost certainly …

New head of the Alliance’s board has a vision for R.I.’s Jewish community

Friday, July 5

Spend some time talking to Jamie Pious and you can understand how he has landed as chair of the board of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. The Barrington resident is full of enthusiasm and hope for the Jewish community. And he’s accustomed to volunteering when he sees a need. He’s pretty confident, too. Rabbi Andrew Klein, of Temple Habonim, introduced him at the Alliance’s annual meeting and, among other things, mentioned that Pious enjoys doing crossword puzzles – with a pen!
Editor's column

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

Our annual tribute to our furry friends

Springtime traditions are in full bloom

Signs of spring are beginning to grow

The colder it gets, the warmer our thoughts

This month's print issue
Community News

Rabbi Satlow is doing her part to educate the next generation

Friday, July 5

Rabbi Jacqueline Satlow, her husband Michael Satlow and their three children moved to Providence 16 years ago, when Michael became a professor of Judaic Studies and Religious Studies at Brown …
Summer Activities

Carousels, kites and critters: There’s plenty to do in R.I. this summer

Friday, July 5

When I first moved to Rhode Island, I was fascinated – this small state has so much to offer, along with some unique quirks (party pizza, clear chowder, the accent … and I still don’t know where the old Almacs used to be!)

Filmmaker shows that Iranians are not all that different from us Only a handful of Americans – outside of a small but dedicated circle of cinema aficionados – have ever heard of Asghar Farhadi. I learned about him quite by accident.  In …

The power of words unspoken

Dan Pagis (1930-1986), a well-regarded Israeli poet, was born in Bukovina, a German-speaking part of Romania.  During World War II, he spent three years in a concentration camp in Ukraine.  …

Other news

Annual Books on the Beach Aug. 6

Hadassah Rhode Island hosts the ninth annual Books on the Beach Aug. 6 at OceanCliff in Newport. The fundraiser and luncheon brings authors to Newport to speak about their books.

Touro Fraternal Association offers financial support for temple security

Holocaust center fundraiser draws crowd

Day in court for protesters

Local teens elected to BBYO board

TMH Women’s Association holds 2019 Annual Meeting

Looking Back

An unsung American journalist is Righteous Among the Nations

Friday, July 5

Originally this article was due to appear in May at the time of Yom Ha-Shoah. The press of important news necessitated using the space for current events and delaying the article for a month. …


Misplaced blame?

Friday, July 5

I am responding to the recent letters that are critical of the two Brown students who wrote an editorial concerning Israel and the BDS campaign against it (June 2019). While I certainly support …


Why you should be grilling like an Israeli this summer

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 …