April 03, 2020

Dear Friend: It is hard to believe that Passover starts next week. And this year, it takes on an even greater meaning. Click on the video below for this week’s Shabbat message. We have opened an Emergency COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund to help with the immediate and long-term needs facing our community. This effort is more […]

April 02, 2020

Passover is the most-observed Jewish holiday in America! In this time of coronavirus, it’s especially important to take pleasure in an annual ritual and the sense of continuity that it brings. The resources below offer fresh and interesting ways to celebrate the holiday; we hope you will find new information here that opens up approaches […]

March 30, 2020

Cooking with Lisa 2 – Apple and Cabbage Noodle Kugel Hi there! It’s me again, Lisa. It’s week two of social distancing, and I’m getting a little bit of cabin fever. How have you been keeping busy? I’m seeing so many creative ideas out there to keep everyone entertained. A pizza place in my hometown […]

March 27, 2020

Dear Friend: A special message of gratitude from my daughter, Alexandria and me. Wishing you a healthy and peaceful Shabbat! Sincerely, Adam Greenman President & CEO

March 24, 2020

Dear Friend: First, thank you to all of you who have contacted us in response to our emails. We appreciate all the support and good wishes that you’ve sent! The Alliance’s Dwares JCC is all about community and connection. As a non-profit organization we are looking at how we can continue to fulfill our mission and support our […]

March 20, 2020

Cooking with Lisa – Puff Pastry Breakfast Pizza Hi there! It’s Lisa. You may know me from  the programs I’ve organized at the Jewish Alliance, or maybe you’ve seen me sweat it out with Coach Rob in the JCC. Given our current state of the world, with hunkering down and practicing social distancing, I recognized […]

March 20, 2020

Dear Friend: In this time of isolation, I felt it was important to change the typical format of my Shabbat message.  While it’s crucial that we all follow the guidelines to stay home, social distancing need not feel isolating.  If you have access to technology, use it.  Instead of texting, make a phone call.  FaceTime and Skype may not be the […]

March 11, 2020

Dear Friend: If your household is anything like the Greenman household, or if your workplace is anything like the Alliance, you’ve probably been thinking about coronavirus. I’ve spent the last few weeks, both personally and professionally, thinking about the impact that the virus could have on our community and reassuring my children that our statewide […]

February 07, 2020

Dear Friend: This Sunday evening marks the start of Tu B’Shevat, the “New Year of the Trees.” While we’ve come to know this as a day of ecological and environmental awareness, it’s also the perfect time to think about planting the metaphorical ‘seeds of tomorrow’ — and, as such, the perfect time to update you […]

January 24, 2020

Dear Friend: Like you, I witnessed the appalling rise in anti-Semitic incidents during Hanukkah in New York with a mix of anger and frustration.  Since then, I have been looking for a way to express my thoughts on the subject.  I was fortunate to co-author, with Rabbi Sarah Mack, a guest commentary in the Providence […]

1 2 3 4 22

Shabbat Shalom: An affirmation of Jewish life

  • Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island  |  401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence RI 02906  |  401.421.4111
    Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island welcomes all ages, faiths, and backgrounds.
    Copyright © 2013 Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. All Rights Reserved
    Privacy Policy | Terms of Use