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Rubber City Jews Rundown | DEC '21/JAN '22

RCJ is seeking your input as we head into the winter months. Would you prefer outdoor programs, virtual programs, or a mix of both? We cannot wait to get back to our favorite events like Shabbat dinners and holiday celebrations, but safety continues to be our priority. Let us know what you t…

A Message from Campaign Co-Chair Dianne Newman

It’s an honor to once again co-chair the Annual Campaign, “Powered by You.” We’re grateful to David Koch and Joyce Butlien for stepping in to help and guide us, but the name “Powered by You” really tells the story.

As a tiny (relatively speaking) Jewish community, we generate fu…

Jewish Community 2022 Annual Campaign Kicks Off

First of all, I would like to thank you for selecting me as your next JCBA Board Chair. I have been active in Akron’s Jewish causes for nearly 25-years and I know well, many of those who have served before me. I have some very large shoes to fill. As I write these remarks, we are celebrati…

A Message from Campaign Co-Chair David Stock

I am honored to serve as this year’s JCBA Annual Campaign Co-chair with Dianne Newman and I look forward to working with all of you to make a difference in the Akron Jewish community. Together we can support a vital and vibrant Jewish community both locally and worldwide.

My wife Molly, o…

Rubber City Jews Rundown | NOV 2021

RCJ is seeking input from our members as we head into the winter months. Would you prefer outdoor programs, virtual programs, or a mix of both? We cannot wait to get back to our favorite events like Shabbat dinners and holiday celebrations, but safety continues to be our priority. Let us kno…