Current News

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

Glaubermans to lead JCBA’s 2020 Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs

Ensuring the Future of our Community

Sheri and Stuart Glauberman are a part of a family legacy of involvement in the Jewish community spanning four generations. Stuart’s father Murray was president of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) and led the building committee in the creation of the …

Spotlight on Sarah Foster, Akron Hillel Coordinator

What do you want the Akron Jewish community to know about you?

I grew up in Connecticut and attended Skidmore College as an undergraduate. I have a Masters in Jewish Nonprofit Management and a Masters in Religious Education from Hebrew Union CollegeJewish Institute of Religion. I’ve held…

NEW PROGRAM: Survive & Thrive in Parenthood Series

The Schultz Campus for Jewish Life is a hub of community activity, and parents often pass one another hundreds of times without genuinely making a connection to one another.

The Survive and Thrive in Parenthood Series is designed especially for parents and caregivers, who come to the campus…

The Lippman School Hires Jewish Wisdom Educator

Rabbi Stephanie Wolfe is joining The Lippman School and our community in a new role: Jewish Wisdom Educator. Rabbi Stephanie was ordained at Hebrew Union College and has a dual Master of Jewish Education and Jewish Studies degrees from Hebrew College. She brings experience as a Judaic Studie…

Rubber City Jews Rundown

In August, RCJ members and JLI graduates gathered as part of the Young Leadership Task Force, discussing past, present, and future opportunities for emerging leaders in Jewish Akron. While RCJ continues to host social networking events, holiday celebrations, and community service projects, t…