Watch the video: Capt. Jonathan Kabak brings the past and present to the next generation of sailors

NEWPORT – Capt. Jonathan Kabak actually sounds like a captain. He speaks in a resonant baritone, and every sentence is clear and complete.

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Community News

For mahjong players, April is about more than Pesach

Monday, May 9

Every April, the National Mah Jongg League releases a new card full of new combinations to be played in standard games. “This is a hard card … but I said that about last year’s …

JCS presents 'Faces of Adoption'

Wednesday, May 18

Join Jewish Collaborative Services' Adoption Options at its "Faces of Adoption" event on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. at the Dwares Jewish Community Center in Providence. This event, which used to be held yearly, will be held for the first time since 2019! If you have ever been to "Faces of Adoption," you know that this is a positive and moving experience.
From Jewish Rhody Media

Watch the video: Homemade macaroons

Who loves a sweet treat that tastes a bit like cardboard, is packed with preservatives, makes your mouth dry and comes from a can? I sure don’t!

And yet, I’m sure we’re all very familiar with this classic Passover dessert: coconut macaroons from a can. I’ve had my fair share of these store-bought cookies after my family’s seder.

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Breakout Sessions: Why Do We Hate?

Listen to Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis, a Sikh and a former white supremacist, who are advocates and experts in navigating and understanding hate and the ways it manifests in our communities.

Introducing: Breakout Sessions – Why Do We Hate?

Welcome to one of the Breakout Sessions from Jewish Rhody Media, where we take conversations further and think more deeply with the guests who join us behind the mic. Coming May 6th.

Episode 10: Alan Litwin

Episode 10 closes out the first season of Chutzpah! Alan Litwin, managing director of KLR, discusses his career trajectory with host Adam Greenman. Alan and Adam share their thoughts on the …
Editor's column

Getting back to normal

I spent a beautiful and enriching weekend in Connecticut recently, kvelling as my niece led a full congregation in worship as a Bat Mitzvah. No matter that Rosie is 15, the rabbi told us. She had …

Celebrating freedom … with an eye on the news

Helping our brethren in Ukraine

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This month's print issue

Rachael Abrams, 95

Wednesday, May 18

Leona Malkin, 95

Tuesday, May 17

Shirley Payton, 95

Monday, May 2

Leonard Pearlman, 91

Monday, May 2

The Jan. 22, 2021, issue of The New York Times includes an article by Corey Kilgannon titled, “Michael Cohen’s Prison of Choice: Well-known to Jewish Offenders.” The article …
Revisiting ‘Walk on Water’

I first saw the Israeli film “Walk on Water” on a rainy weekend afternoon back in May of 2005, at the Avon, on Thayer Street in Providence.  I left the theater somewhat confused, but …

Other news

Speakers offer healthy solutions to the problem of hate

On April 7, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island welcomed Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis for an evening of conversation around a crucial question: Why do we hate? Over 50 participants …

Celebration at Temple Emanu-El

Get ready to nosh

Arts Emanu-El to screen 2 films about Scandinavia during WWII

Tonight's Touro talk to shine spotlight on 18th, 19th-century U.S. synagogues

Swimmers take fifth in Florida competition

D'var Torah

A holy puppy

Friday, May 6

My wife, our two daughters and I acquired a new family member in January: we finally took the reentry plunge into dog ownership by welcoming Rilla, an Australian labradoodle, into our home. The …


Number of antisemitic incidents surged in 2021, according to latest ADL tally

Friday, May 6

(JTA) – The number of antisemitic incidents recorded by the Anti-Defamation League in the United States in 2021 reached an all-time high, according to a new report by the group. The 2,717 …


Brunch made easy

Friday, May 6

(Family Features) – Gathering friends and family doesn’t need to be fancy. With its prime positioning between breakfast and lunch, brunch is a more casual and lighter alternative to the …