All in the family: My connection to Walter Winchell

3 days ago

“Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. North and South America and all the ships at sea. Let’s go to press. FLASH!” You’re listening to the staccato voice of Walter Winchell, whose top-rated radio program and nationally syndicated New York Daily Mirror newspaper columns made him an institution in the United States of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s.

Holocaust Center annual meeting includes art and writing awards

PROVIDENCE – On Tuesday evening, June 6, the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center welcomed more than 80 people to its first in-person annual meeting since 2019. At this year’s meeting, students received their Art and Writing Contest Awards.

Alliance returns to in-person annual meeting

2 days ago

After two years of virtual meetings, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island gathered in person at the Dwares Jewish Community Center on June 16 for its 11th annual meeting. Everyone was ready to …
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It’s a challah celebration


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

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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

Controversy and civil conversation

It’s been a stressful week or so for those who like to keep up to date with the news, no matter how you like to consume that news. Lots of controversy in Congress, the Supreme Court and on …

It’s time for action

Getting back to normal

Celebrating freedom … with an eye on the news

This month's print issue

Ronald Markoff, 73

Wednesday, June 15

Phyllis Weiner, 88

Wednesday, June 15

Paula Pabian, 75

Tuesday, June 14

Yetta Glicksman, 91

Tuesday, June 14

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: …
Darwin’s Jobian perspective

Rabbi Rosenberg has been away from his desk.  He has requested that we reprint his well-received column from April 3, 2009, which appeared in what was then the Jewish Voice & Herald. Ever …

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Young professionals gather for barbecue

After a memorable and uplifting Shavuot, Project Shoresh kicked off the summer with its annual Young Professionals Barbecue. Men and women ages 25-45 from Providence got together in the scenic …

Taunton congregation celebrates Pride with Shabbat message

Torah partners celebrate four years of study

Congregation Sons of Jacob looking for friends, family

Rhode Island Foundation offers grants to Jewish groups serving greater Providence

Use your DAF to pay dues

D'var Torah

Who do you choose to be your sheriff?

Thursday, June 30

Years ago, I was at a party at the home of some friends. Several of us were sitting on a couch as their five-year-old child was playing noisily with some toys by our feet. The person next to me told …


Kosher certification agency sues JetBlue, saying they lied about a Kosher snack

Thursday, June 30

(JTA) – One of the United States’ largest Kosher certifying agencies alleges that JetBlue airlines sold a snack it falsely claimed was certified as Kosher. In a lawsuit filed last …


You can adopt your very own olive tree in Israel

Friday, June 3

Individuals and groups can now adopt an olive tree in Israel, and then enjoy the boutique olive oil it produces. Kobi Asaf, founder of My Tree in Israel, envisions it as a way that people around …