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Women set examples of generosity through the generations

Does philanthropy run in the family? For many in the Akron Jewish community, giving is an obligation, not an option. Giving back to the community is a value passed down from previous generations, which the following women can attest to.


Magita Willen says both her family and her husband’…

Lawyers without Rights

On Wednesday, May 7th, the Jewish Community Relations Committee in conjunction with the Akron Bar Association, The University of Akron Law School and The Jewish Community Board of Akron held a special viewing for approximately 30-35 local lawyers and judges.  The reception was made possible…

Jewish Community Launches Crowdfunding June 24

Join us on Wednesday, June 24 from 5:00­-6:30 PM at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life, for mingling, hors d’oeuvres, and the chance to win an iPad mini! Oh, yes, you will also get to hear about the hottest projects in Jewish Akron and have the opportunity to get involved – right then a…

Jewish Community Launches Crowd-Funding June 24

Join us on Wednesday, June 24 from 5:00­-6:30 PM at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life, for mingling, hors d’oeuvres, and the chance to win an iPad! Oh, yes, you will also get to hear about the hottest projects in Jewish Akron and have the opportunity to get involved – right then and th…