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December 02, 2022

Dear Friend: This week’s Shabbat message is a bit different. Now that the first three episodes of our podcast series, Breaking the Glass, are available, I’ve asked Emma Newbery, the series producer, to join me. Emma’s done such a great job weaving the stories of so many of our community members into this podcast, so I wanted […]


November 28, 2022

R.I. is seeing an ‘alarming’ rise in antisemitism By Edward Fitzpatrick Boston Globe Staff, November 28, 2022  Q: In late October, an antisemitic note was left at the Brown University/Rhode Island School of Design Hillel, making violent threats against Jewish people. What was your reaction and is that incident part of a larger trend? Greenman: When the acts of […]


November 28, 2022

Opinion/Greenman: Stand with us so no one stands alone Adam Greenman, Guest columnist Published in the Providence Journal 5:00pm Nov 25, 2022 Recently, in the dark of night, antisemites spread their hatred throughout Warwick and North Providence. Hundreds of leaflets were littered throughout neighborhoods, spreading antisemitic vitriol and putting a new spin on conspiracy theories […]


November 21, 2022

Thursday, November 24 Fitness & Aquatics: 7:00am – noon The remainder of the building will be closed. Youth and Family programming: The Early Childhood Center will close at noon on Wednesday and remain closed through Friday. J-Space and J-Cation Camp will be closed Wednesday – Friday. Thanksgiving Fitness schedule: All regularly scheduled in-person and virtual […]


November 18, 2022

Dear Friend: One of the biggest reasons that I joined the Alliance more than five years ago was because I wanted to be a part of an organization whose mission isn’t just working to make people feel welcomed, but one that ensures that everyone belongs — and that’s truly something to celebrate. Click here to […]


November 17, 2022

Dear Friend: This week saw several more very public acts of antisemitism in our state. What was once a rare occurrence has become far too routine. In the last month, we have had at least one antisemitic incident reported each week. Enough is enough. At the Alliance, we work to address the immediate impact of […]


November 04, 2022

I hope you’ve had a great week! On November 20th, the Jewish Alliance welcomes ABC News journalist and co-host of Nightline, Juju Chang, who will join the Alliance for our annual community campaign thank you event. Ms. Chang will speak about her personal journey to Judaism and will discuss the rise of antisemitism and the rise of […]


October 28, 2022

Normally my Shabbat messages come every other week. But from time to time a topic is too important to wait for the next message. Over the last few weeks, we have seen an unacceptable rise in antisemitic statements from public figures, including Kanye West. These remarks are not only hurtful, they are dangerous. When anyone […]


October 21, 2022

In this week’s message I talk about how Simchat Torah is different than other Jewish holidays and the joy that comes along with it. I also invite you to join us for our Annual Community Campaign Thank You Event featuring Juju Chang, Emmy-award winning co-anchor of ABC News’ Nightline. Click here to read the transcribed […]


October 07, 2022

Dear Friend: In this week’s message I talk about some of the ways we are celebrating Israel’s 75 years of independence. If you have been thinking about travelling to Israel, the Alliance is working to make it as easy as possible. We’re proud to partner with the Jewish communities in New Haven and Hartford to offer […]


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