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Holon, the Dragon and the Shnat Sherut

Purim! The fun holiday of costumes, Ozney Haman (hamentashen —in Israeli we say “Hamen’s ears”), and everything nice. Purim is a big deal in Israel. Every school and workplace celebrates the holiday with a Purim party, costume competitions, and giving each other Mishaloch Manot  (li…

Helping Lippman Students Travel to Israel

Each year The Lippman School raises funds for its international partnerships: Israel, Montana and China. This year, the school is sending 15 students to Israel this spring.

The two-week trip includes a wealth of experiential Jewish learning. They will visit sister city Kiryat Ekron, Jerusal…

Calling All Young Professionals!

Rubber City Jews is looking for dedicated members to join our leadership team, host events, and potentially contribute to other organizations, committees, and boards in the Akron Jewish community.

Do you have experience in finance, organization, marketing, communications, design, or even ar…

What's Your Plan for Charitable Giving?

It’s up to you.

That’s the “plan” in planned giving: You designate how your gift is to be used. Planned gifts enable you to leave a legacy, whether it’s providing unrestricted funds to help meet community needs now and in the future or permanent resources to aid identified program…

The Jewish Agency: A Global Impact

You may already be aware of The Jewish Agency for Israel because Akron is served by Jewish Agency shlichim (Israeli emissaries), who build bridges between the Israeli and American Jewish communities and organize Israel experiences.

When you support JCBA’s Annual Campaign, you help make th…