We’re a place to explore and celebrate your Jewish identity, and a place that welcomes all ages, faiths, and backgrounds.
Part grantmaker, part fundraiser, part think tank, part gathering place, part provider of essential services, the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island funds more than 300 programs to build a strong, vibrant Jewish community that’s committed to social justice and to experiencing Jewish life together in a spirit of joy and generosity. Our partners – here and around the world – are making a transformative impact in individual lives and in the local and global Jewish community.
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island offers social, cultural, educational, recreational, and wellness benefits that strengthen Jewish identity, family life, community, and the connection between the local Jewish community and Israel. Learn more about how the Alliance’s Community Relations Council serves the Greater Rhode Island community and beyond.
The Alliance also builds and sustains Jewish community by maximizing philanthropic resources and volunteer efforts. Some 2,000 donors raised nearly $3.2 million in the 2013 Annual Campaign, supporting a quality Jewish life for Jews everywhere, every day. Learn more about Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s Impact.
With its strong cadre of caring lay and professional leaders, the Alliance continues to be a flourishing Jewish community that engages and inspires through inclusion, participation, and respect. Learn more about the Alliance’s staff.
The Alliance is advised by some of Rhode Island’s strongest advocates. Learn more about the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island’s Board of Directors.
For nearly 70 years, we have made an extraordinary difference together – down the street and around the world. Together, we make a difference: How can the Alliance help you make a difference?
The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island is built upon a rich history: In 1658 the country’s second Jewish community was established in Newport, where Touro Synagogue is the oldest Jewish house of worship in the United States. Learn more about Rhode Island’s long Jewish history.