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November 2014

2014 Fall Meeting

November 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Temple Sinai, 30 Hagen Ave
Cranston, RI 02920 United States
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April 2016

2016 Annual Meeting

April 17, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The beck family in their backyard. Rachael Rosner, Ph.D. will speak at the Sixty-Second Annual Meeting of the RIJHA on the subject of “Illuminating the ‘Golden Ghetto’: The Beck and Temkin families and the early history of the Jewish East Side of Providence” It is FREE and OPEN to the public, with a social hour to follow.

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September 2016

2016 Fall Meeting

September 25, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Congregation Beth Sholom, 275 Camp Street
Providence, RI 02906 United States
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The Touro rimonim displayed in the Museum of Fine Arts in BostonJudge John McConnell will speak on the recent and historic Touro court case, which he presided over. As always, it is FREE and OPEN to the public, with a social hour to follow. Free and ample on-street parking available.

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April 2017

2017 Annual Meeting

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Avenue
Providence, 02906 United States
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Professor Cheryl GreenbergProf. Cheryl Greenberg of Trinity College, CT, will speak at the Sixty-Third Annual Meeting of the RIJHA on the subject of “A History of Black/Jewish Relations and Why It Matters Now” It is FREE and OPEN to the public, with a social hour to follow.

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June 2017

Open House

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sons of Jacob Synagogue, 24 Douglas Ave.
Providence, RI 02908 United States
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Sons of Jacob SynagogueThe RIJHA is cosponsoring with Doors Open RI and lots of other organizations an OPEN HOUSE at the Sons of Jacob synagogue on Douglas Ave. FREE and OPEN to the community!

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October 2017

Jewish Food: Noshing Around Rhode Island

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Aldrich House, Rhode Island Historical Society, 110 Benevolent St
Providence, RI 02906 United States
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Free

Learn about how Jewish foods made an impact on Rhode Island history. Featuring three speakers from the restaurant industry yesterday and today telling their stories. Enjoy food from both Rudy's Deli and Rainbow Bakery as you learn about the families who began these institutions, as well as the difference between kosher and non-kosher foods with Rhode Island Kosher. Co-hosted by the Rhode Island Historical Society.

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November 2017

Fall Meeting: Featuring Shai Afsai

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cranston Public Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd
Cranston, RI 02920 United States
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Free

Join Shai Afsai as part of a panel talk and photography exhibit discussing Rhode Islanders that have recently made Aliyah (immigrated) to Israel. Following the panel talk, refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by the RI Council for the Humanities, Cranston Public Library, and Cong. Beth Sholom.

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