Current News

Select news items and articles published in the Akron Jewish News.

Kindergarten Quandary: Finding the right school for your child

Parents are invited to participate in a discussion at The Lippman School about how to choose the right kindergarten for their child on Wednesday, January 21 at 6 pm.

Dr. David Steinweg, Ph.D., will lead a discussion about emotional, behavioral, and educational issues parents may want to tak…

Inside the Shaw JCC: A new year, a new look

By Eric Goldstein
Shaw JCC Executive Director

The new year signals a time of renewal, and that is certainly the case for the Shaw JCC. Just visiting the Schultz Campus, you have noticed the “make-over” transforming the exterior, as well as the progress of the indoor pool renovation.


Watch this Chanukah video clip made by our Israeli Shlichim

Watch this Chanukah video clip prepared by our Israeli Shlichim - Tohar and Ofri! You'll be delighted to see snippets from the Early Childhood Education classrooms at the JCC, and from the Menorah Factory at the Home Depot that was organized by Chabad of Akron and Canton and spons…

Thank you for Making a Splash! (Part I)

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. The upcoming opening of our new indoor pool marks the end of the fundraising campaign that has made it happen. Thanks to your support, and that of the community as a whole, we raised more than $1.4 Million, which will cover most of…

Lippman to celebrate 50th anniversary

The Lippman School will celebrate 50 years of academic excellence and innovation on March 14, 2015 with a celebration at the school.

Lippman’s Head of School, Sam Chestnut, says “We want to do something special to honor our school’s rich history, as well as all the alumni, generous d…