Current News

Select news items and articles published in the Akron Jewish News.

An Exploration of Jewish Morocco

By Sue Spector
Special to the AJN    

My husband Marty and I recently participated on a 10-day “Mission to Jewish Morocco,” which was organized by the Jewish Federation of Sarasota. Not only did we see the usual tourist sites of the country, but we were able to visit many places o…

Schultz Campus Holiday Hours & Facility Closings

Sept. 20    Erev Rosh Hashanah: Building closes at 4 p.m.
Sept. 21 & 22    Rosh Hashanah: Facility closed
Sept. 29    Erev Yom Kippur: Building closes at 3 p.m.
Sept. 30    Yom Kippur: Facility closed

Drop by the welcome desk at the Shaw JCC on Wednesday, Sept. 20 and enjoy…

Advocacy, Education at Heart of Jewish Community Relations Committee

“We build community because there is no better guarantor of the future than a populace that sees itself as sharing a common destiny… We must work together toward a powerful, unified rejection of hatred and prejudice. We need to be supportive of each other’s efforts because each respons…

Rubber City Jews Rundown - August

RCJ has been enjoying the summer with many new and exciting programs, including a Shavuot-themed terrarium making event, a volunteer project at One of A Kind Pet Rescue, Brew at the Akron Zoo, an ice cream social, and an Akron RubberDucks game. These last two events drew over 32 people to e…

JFS Launches Silver J Ticket

Are you a senior adult who needs some extra help with personal activities around the house? Can you use a ride to special events, like high holidays services? Or do you have a loved one who could benefit from assistance at home?
Then consider the “Silver J Ticket” through Jewish Family …