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Youth Sports Brain Injuries: More Questions Than Answers

The Lippman School will host a community forum called "Youth Sports Brain Injuries: More Questions Than Answers", featuring Dr. Joseph A. Congeni, from Akron Children's Hospital. It will be held Tuesday evening, Sept. 16, 2014, from 7:00-8:30 PM. There will be a question and answer session…

LLL’s 6th Year to explore Kabbalistic meaning of six

The New Year 5775 will be starting soon, and new energy will emerge in the air. LLL (Live, Learn, L’Chaim) would like to invite all women to join the 6th year of its programming. 

LLL is the series of Kabbalistic workshops for women. Each program starts with a light and delicious lunch a…

'Helpers and Bystanders' Holocaust Seminar on Oct. 13

Key note speaker is Curator of Special Exhibits at US Holocaust Memorial Museum in DC

Helpers & Bystanders: Rescue & Indifference - A Holocaust Seminar will be held Monday, Oct. 13, from 4-8 pm at the Shaw JCC. Sponsored by The Lippman School and Jewish Community Board of Akron, this is the…

Lippman, Shaw JCC, & JFS collaborate on Annual Gala

This year, for the first time in the community’s history, the annual gala will benefit three Jewish agencies on campus: Shaw JCC of Akron, The Lippman School and Jewish Family Service. This year's theme is Champagne & Chocolate, and the event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1.

“I’m thr…

JCC Golf Outing marks its 20th Anniversary!

Monday, Sept. 29 will mark the 20th Golf outing anniversary for the Shaw JCC.  The inaugural event, held at Rosemont Country Club,  featured Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2nd all-time leading scorer, Austin Carr, as a participant & speaker.  Cathy Baer & Jay Glauberman co-chaired.  The team eve…