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(JTA) — Gary Stein remembers the first time someone played a Phish song for him in high school. It was “ more

(JTA)– The Jewish Student Union sign at a Boston-area high school was vandalized with a swastika. The swastika was discovered Friday at Brookline High School, a public high school in a near … more
On May 9, members of the Rhode Island Jewish community celebrated Israeli's 71st birthday with music, food and dancing in the field behind the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence. The chilly, windy weather didn't dampen the spirits of the crowd that included all ages. Click to see more photos. 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
On Sunday, June 2, New Bedford’s Tifereth Israel Congregation will host its 2019 Ziskind Memorial Lecture. Headlining that event will be Francine Klagsbrun, author of “Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel,” who will speak about Meir’s political and personal life. 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
Jeffrey Savit, a longtime champion of Jewish day school education in Providence and Boston, will be honored with the Amudim Award at the Providence Hebrew Day School’s 72nd annual awards dinner, on June 16 at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center.    more

KIEV, Ukraine (JTA) — Jews have lived in Ukraine for such a long time that their arrival here predates even the first recorded use of … more

(JTA) — In 1983, the Italian-Israeli professor Sandra Debenedetti Stow stunned the scholarly world with an explosive article that proposed that Jews introduced pizza to the European diet. … more
The Book of Ruth took center stage April 11, at the semi-annual Rosh Hodesh program sponsored by the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. Rosh Hodesh is a day for women to be together to … more
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