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Jewish Community Board of Akron Appoints Chief Program Officer

The Jewish Community Board of Akron is excited to announce the creation of a new leadership position – Chief Program Officer – focused on delivering Jewish programing for all ages on the Schultz Campus and throughout Jewish Akron. The Akron Jewish community has tremendous assets – outs…

Jewish Akron joins national effort to address humanitarian needs in Ukraine

February 28, 2022 (AKRON, OH). Like many in the Greater Akron community, the Jewish community is saddened and distressed by the events that have become reality in the Ukraine and feels a responsibility to step up and help in some way.  To that end, the Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA)…

JCBA Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

February 4, 2022 (AKRON, OH). On Wednesday evening, the Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) board of trustees unanimously voted to appoint Daniel Blain as its Chief Executive Officer. As an experienced non-profit and fundraising leader, Blain will succeed Todd Polikoff and interim CEO, Da…

Jewish Community Board of Akron Concludes CEO Search

The Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) launched the nationwide search for Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in early November 2021. In the past three months, they have explored countless candidates qualified to lead the Akron Jewish community’s efforts to preserve, perpetuate, and enhance …

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…