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Pay Tribute to Campus Gala Honorees with Congratulatory Ad

Deadline is October 18

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the Annual Campus Gala will celebrate honorees Mike and Teri Segal, who are role models of outstanding leadership and community service. Having served in various leadership roles at the Jewish Community Board of Akron, the Shaw JCC of Akron and T…

JCBA partners with Hey Now! MEDIA for agency rebrand

We want to hear from you! Take our rebrand survey through September 6.


The Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) is gearing up for a rebrand. In June, JCBA partnered with Cleveland-based firm Hey Now! Media to provide branding services that will update its mission, values, and visual …

JCBA and Jewish Federations making a difference in Venezuela

Archimedes, the great ancient Greek scientist is credited with several groundbreaking innovations and for applying mathematics to physical phenomena, including the principle of the lever. He is associated with the quote, "Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and …

Encounter Jewish Culture through Stories, Poetry & Art

Interested senior learners are invited to join in part three of a year-long exploration of Jewish American Writing. "Class will focus on writing from late 20th and 21st centuries - including selections from: fiction, poetry, drama, essays, editorials, journals. Come join our lively interacti…

Innovation grants meet community's most critical needs

Click here to apply by Monday, December 2, 2019.

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Do you have a cutting-edge programming idea or solution to a pressing community need? An idea that could draw and engage adults and their families? A way to bring our Jewish community closer together?