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Hosted by the Akron Jewish Community: “Conversation on Racial Injustice”

Throughout the history of the Greater Akron Jewish Community, we have always fought for and advocated on behalf of those for whom justice is not blind.  The institutional racism, xenophobia, and disintegration of civil discourse we have witnessed in our country as of late demands that we re…

We Are The People Who Pursue Justice

On Sunday, June 7, 2020 the agencies of Schultz Campus for Jewish Life held their joint annual meeting (via zoom). The leadership of the Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA), The Shaw JCC of Akron, and The Lippman School presented on the tremendous efforts of our community's lay and profes…

Celebrate Israel's Independence Day Virtually

This week our global Jewish family turns its collective thoughts, aspirations, and hearts to the eternal home of the Jewish people, Israel. Today, on Yom HaZikaron (Israel's Memorial Day), we – collectively – remember those who have fallen in the establishment, defense, and prosperity…

Yom HaShoah: Let Us Never Forget Our Goal

Today our community gathers, virtually, to commemorate Yom HaShoah and to once again commit to Never Forget those who have perished at the pernicious hands of unbridled hatred and bigotry. Through our remembrance, we will also be reminded of the remarkable determination and resiliency of the…