The Rhode Island Jewish Museum is full of resources about Jewish immigration to the area, Smith Hill history, and stories of the individuals who built the community. Explore some of these stories below, and please reach out to the RIJM directly if you have a resource you would like to share with us!
Zodiac Mural & Artwork
RIJM is home to many breath-taking murals and an intricate paper-cut shiviti by Samuel Shore. Learn more about this one-of-a-kind artwork.
Sons of Providence
Review the online version of one of the first exhibits at RIJM, which reviews the Jewish history of Providence College 1917-1965.
Listening To History
Explore the immigrant experience of members of the Sons of Jacob Synagogue through this video from award-winning creator, David Wells.
Historic Map of Smith Hill
Dive into the historic maps of the Smith Hill community in Providence, including Congregation Sons of Jacob.

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