Current News

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

JFS to Offer Driving Assessments

Are you or a loved one concerned about whether or not it is safe for you or your beloved senior to get behind the wheel? Jewish Family Service of Akron is here to help. Call the JFS office at 330-867-3388 to schedule a full driving skills and safety assessment designed to ensure that drivers…

Silver J-Ticket Updates

Are you an older Jewish adult, or do you have a loved one, who needs homemaking services, transportation to synagogue or light maintenance around the house? The Jewish Family Service of Akron (JFS) is your gateway to the new Silver J-Ticket program offering homemaking, light maintenance and …

Community Seniors Rely on You

Jewish Family Service of Akron works hard to help members of our community overcome barriers. For example, one resident of Summit Management Buildings that JFS serves shared with a JFS social worker that he did not have transportation to medical appointments. The resident could not speak cle…

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu is August 24 Community Shabbat Dinner Speaker

The Akron Jewish community is invited to come together for a series of Community Shabbat Dinners in 2018. The third and final one will be held on August 24 at Beth El Congregation. The evening's speaker is Rabbi Gershom Sizomu. He is the the leader of the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda and the f…

Thank You for Year of Learning Together

By Gili and Uri Hershkovitz
Israeli Shlichim

Hello, everyone!

As you all probably know by now, we are returning to Israel at the end of August, and this will be our final article for the newspaper. It’s been an amazing year for us, and we wanted to take the opportunity to thank you all f…