Serving Greater Rhode Island and beyond

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 million in the 2021 Annual Community 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 more than 75 years, we have made an extraordinary difference – down the street and around the world. How can the Alliance help you make a difference?

Did you know?

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.