Current News

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Rubber City Jews Rundown | NOV 2021

RCJ is seeking input from our members 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 kno…

JCBA Hiring Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) commits to creating Jewish Connections for Life, ensuring that all Jews can participate in Jewish life in any way that fits their interests and passions, at every stage of life. Supporting and enriching the lives of Jews locally, nationally, in Isra…

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…