What’s New at JFSRI

Statement of Social Justice – As a people who have experienced and understand the implications of being a minority, it is a defining value to speak out on behalf of the disadvantaged and work toward justice wherever possible. In the daily work of Jewish social service agencies, we serve many people who struggle with poverty, hunger, and lack of opportunity. We believe that every person carries a divine spark within, and as such deserves dignity and respect. We believe that the path to a stronger community rests on building connections among us that promote collective strength, not isolation. This is the time to grow in understanding and compassion, and to act to address these concerns. Together, our actions will take root so that poverty, hunger, and prejudice no longer have a place in our communities.    – Adopted by the Board of Directors on December 3, 2015

The Senior Café menus are available to view: • Cranston Temple June Menu  Providence Temple June Menu Cranston Temple July MenuProvidence Temple July Menu

The Providence Kosher Senior Café has temporarily relocated to Temple Emanu-El, 99 Taft Avenue, Providence while the Dwares JCC undergoes extensive renovations. Please park and enter on the Morris Avenue side of the building for easy access to the social hall where meals are served Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at noon.

The Kosher Meals on Wheels program is looking volunteers. More information is available here.

2016 Annual Julie Claire Gutterman Memorial Lecture will be held on Friday, June 24th.  Click here for more information.

Hours & Closings

JFSRI is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm on Monday through Thursday and from 8:30am to 4:00pm on Friday. Evening hours are by appointment.