All researchers are welcome to visit our library and archives. Please call or email to arrange an appointment. The office and library are both located at 130 Sessions Street, Providence. Regular hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. We are also open one Sunday a month from 10 AM to 3 PM. The office is closed on most Federal and Jewish holidays.
Those living at a great distance from Providence may seek help from our staff on simple research questions. A donation will be requested for more complex inquiries. In some cases, a fee may be charged.
An overview of Jewish History in RI available as a PDF:
The Jews in Rhode Island: A Brief History
Geraldine Foster, 1985
List of Articles in the Notes:
The list covers all the articles in our Notes.
If you find an article you want a copy of, telephone or e-mail the office.
A donation is requested.
Office and Library Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 12 pm and 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.
Open on Sundays and other times by appointment.
Closed for most Federal and Jewish holidays.