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Join Our Team! JCBA Seeks Graphic Designer

The Campus Graphic Designer will contribute to the vision, mission and values of the Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) along with the agencies it serves – The Shaw JCC of Akron and The Lippman School – by developing creative and innovative print and digital media as a member of the …

Open D'Or Networking Event Will Be on March 7

What is Open D’Or?
Open D’Or is the answer to the question emerging leaders have been asking: “I am interested in becoming more involved in the community, but how do I do that?” For experienced leaders, it’s a way to connect with passionate members of the community who want to be m…

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…