Join JCBA in paying tribute to Herb Newman and the significant contributions he has made over time.
Wednesday, June 26 at 5:30 pm - a wine & hors d'oeuvres reception at the Shaw JCCRSVP here
Join the JCBA's Mission to Israel this fall
Pack your bags! The JCBA has partnered with the Buffalo Jewish Federation for a m ission to Israel. From October 30 - November 10, the exciting trip preceeds the General Assembly being held in Jerusalem.View the Mission Itinerary here
Leave a rich inheritance
In one way or another, you have no doubt enjoyed the warmth, closeness, traditions and support of a vibrant Jewish community throughout your life. Once you are gone, who will keep those traditions alive and thriving for future generations?
Consider including our local Jewish agencies and/or congregations in your will so you can continue to make a difference for generations to come. To learn more about making a legacy gift, contact Greta Foster at email@example.com or 330-835-0004.
Jewish Women's Endowment Fund accepting grant applications
Programs that directly benefit--or are of great importance to--Jewish women can receive funding through the Jewish Women's Endowment Fund, a restricted fund of the Akron Legacy & Endowment Fund of the Jewish Community Board of Akron. To view the JWEF projected financial summary, click here. Interested applicants can submit an application by May 30, 2013.Click here for Guidelines & Application
The Jewish Community Board of Akron preserves, enhances and perpetuates the Jewish way of life through:
• Providing cultural, educational, religious and human services needed for the greater Akron Jewish community
• Raising and distributing funds to help provide for the needs of Jewish people in the greater Akron area, Israel and the world;
• Developing Jewish leadership;
• Foster cooperation within the greater Akron community by advancing religious, racial and ethnic harmony in the greater Akron area
To better assist donors and assure accuracy, ALEF has changed its procedure for Donor Advised Fund Requests. CLICK HERE to find all the information you will need.
The Jewish Federations of North America represents 157 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).
For over 80 years, the Jewish Agency has served as the link between the Jewish people and Israel, working to ensure the future of a connected, committed, global Jewish People with a strong Israel at its center. JAFI helped create and build the State and brought over 3 million Jews to Israel.
JAFI's Mission: To Inspire Jews throughout the world to Connect with their people, heritage and Land, and Empower them to build a thriving Jewish future and a strong Israel.Read more
Located in beautiful Northeast Ohio, Akron is the best-kept secret in the U.S. - a wonderful, family-friendly place to live and work. Check out all that Akron has to offer! Only 45 minutes away from downtown Cleveland, Akron is home to 220,000 residents, who enjoy one of the lowest cost-of-living indexes among major cities in the U.S. We're proud that Akron has a vibrant and close-knit Jewish community.