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Construction Update

The new roof was installed on top of the new indoor pool structure. The beams will be painted white.


Thom Mandel and Kathy Salem, co-chairs of the Make a Splash! committee, tour the construction in men’s locker
rooms and are happy with the progress.

The new steam room in…

Lippman School Northern Cheyenne October Visit and Activities Rescheduled

Northern Cheyenne students, teachers, and tribal elders will not be visiting The Lippman School this week as planned. They will visit next May instead, due to the death of a prominent Northern Cheyenne Nation leader this past weekend.

Lippman School Recognized for Innovative Northern Cheyenne Cultural Exchang

Akron, OH: The Lippman School has been named one of 21 leading Jewish organizations in the Midwest, as a result of its innovative “Two-Tribes-One Vision” cultural exchange program with the Northern Cheyenne Nation in Montana. The Slingshot Fund allocates grants to inspiring…

Katz joins JCBA as Campaign Director

As the 2015 Annual Campaign starts this month, so does the Jewish Community Board of Akron’s new Campaign Director. Development professional and active community member Julie Katz is coming on board in this position. 

“Julie’s primary responsibility is growing the JCBA’s $1.3 milli…

From the Shlichim

Dear Akron Community,

We would like to thank all of the people for being so welcoming to us when we first arrived here at Akron. Thank you for the phone calls and the invitations to welcome us into your homes. We are very grateful and we would love to come and be a part of any idea, partici…