Robin Kall Homonoff: Top-shelf book influencer

Twenty years ago, Robin Kall Homonoff sat in front of a microphone and introduced her new radio show, “Reading With Robin.” A lifelong bibliophile and people-person, Kall had devised a simple formula: she invited authors to talk about their lives and work.

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Tiverton Holocaust program offers education opportunity

Thursday, August 4

On Aug. 1, more than 100 people gathered at the Tiverton Public Library to learn about the horrors of the Holocaust. Alice Eichenbaum, a survivor, and Lillian Birch, the daughter of a …
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Watch the video: Three refreshing drinks to quench your thirst

There’s nothing like an ice-cold drink on a summer day. For these past few weeks, it’s been too hot to turn on the oven, even for me! On this episode of  “Baking with Lisa,” I may not be mixing batter, but I’m still mixing drinks.

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Podcasts

Breakout Sessions: At The Border

Hear Rabbi Dolinger relay stories both harrowing and hopeful about his visit to the Ukrainian/Polish border as the invasion of Ukraine continues.  For more information on how to support some of the organizations mentioned, visit:  https://donate.wck.org/give/394390#!/donation/checkoutand https://www.friendsofjcckrakow.org/

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.
Editor's column

September is on my mind

In the middle of summer, the last thing we really want to think about is responsibility. But that’s exactly what I’ve been mulling over lately. I guess it is part of being an adult. We …

Controversy and civil conversation

It’s time for action

Getting back to normal

Obituaries

Morris Weintraub, 100

Monday, July 11

Harold Kaplan, 85

Monday, July 11

Irwin Ackerman, 86

Monday, July 11

Peter Kane, 79

Friday, July 8

IT SEEMS TO ME
My favorite philosopher, Yogi Berra, is said to have quipped, “Predictions are hard to make, especially about the future.”  Another, related, alleged “Yogi-ism” is: …
Responding to Uvalde

Tuesday, May 22, 2022, is yet another day of infamy in the life of our nation. This time the place is Robb Elementary School, in Uvalde, Texas, 80 miles or so west of San Antonio. You know the toll: …

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Other news

Stronger together at the Jewish Federation Foundation

Recently, both Temple Beth-El, in Providence, and Temple Sinai, in Cranston, chose the Jewish Federation Foundation to help manage their congregational endowment funds. At the beginning of June, …

Zoom courses to explore Sephardic Jewry and Maimonides

Torat Yisrael installs new president

Flickers’ film fest schedules two showings at JCC

Temple offers no dues for six months

Annual Golf Classic is a winner

D'var Torah

Joshua and Caleb: 2 leaders for the ages

Thursday, August 4

This week’s Torah portion, the first parashah of the fifth book, Devarim – literally “words,” but often translated as “Deuteronomy” – serves as a background …

News

Dobbs v. Jackson: Jewish perspective

Wednesday, July 13

The overturn of Roe v. Wade in the  Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson is bringing drastic changes to women’s reproductive rights across this country. Don’t miss this …

Food

Watch the video: It’s a challah celebration

Thursday, June 30

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Can you believe it’s been one year since we released the first episode of “Baking with Lisa”? I’ve weathered through some, well, …