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Yom HaShoah: Let Us Never Forget Our Goal

Today our community gathers, virtually, to commemorate Yom HaShoah and to once again commit to Never Forget those who have perished at the pernicious hands of unbridled hatred and bigotry. Through our remembrance, we will also be reminded of the remarkable determination and resiliency of the…

COVID-19 Emergency Fund Frequently Asked Questions

As the COVID-19 shelter-in-place requirements lengthen, unemployment increases exponentially, and more neighbors and friends become infected with the virus, it is clear that now is the time to take action. Though we cannot know with certainty the course of this pandemic, it is abundantly cle…

Yom HaShoah Virtual Resources

The Jewish Community Board of Akron and the Shaw Jewish Community Center invite the entire community to join in Remembering the Holocaust, also known as Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah, the Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust and Heroism. Yom HaShoah will begin Monday evening, April 20, at sundown …

COVID-19 Updates

Friday, May 22

 

Dear JCC Community,

It is with tremendous excitement and cautious optimism that we begin the process of coming back together again. We are proud of our virtual programming and community outreach that has continued to engage, inspire and connect, yet we want nothing more …