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The Ticket to Affordable Jewish Life

When the Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) introduced the J-Ticket three years ago, it was clearly an innovative means to increase participation in Jewish life in Akron.

Four months into his role as CEO of JCBA, Todd Polikoff provides a fresh perspective, reiterating the uniqueness and…

JFS Akron Receives Funds for Groundbreaking Holocaust Survivor Care

Jewish Family Service of Akron has received a grant from The Jewish Federations of North America’s Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care. When combined with matching funds, this award will enable $75,000 in new programming for Holocaust survivors living in Summit County. In addition…

J-Ticket Families: We Want to Hear from You!

Are you a past or current J-Ticket family? If yes, we are grateful for your participation in the J-Ticket program and appreciate your feedback by completing this 17 question survey. Your answers will help us to continue improving the J-Ticket program, and your responses will remain anonymous…

Funds for College: Options for Jewish Students

It’s that time of year when families with children heading to college may be figuring out how to finance their education. For Jewish students, there are a spectrum of opportunities.

Locally, Akron-area teens can apply for the Barbara Pollock Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship for local,…