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Innovation grants meet community's most critical needs

Click here to apply by Monday, December 2, 2019.

Download the informational PDF flyer.

Do you have a cutting-edge programming idea or solution to a pressing community need? An idea that could draw and engage adults and their families? A way to bring our Jewish community closer together?


Israel Bonds honors Martin Belsky Sept. 15

Israel Bonds will host a tribute event honoring Martin H. Belsky at a dessert reception on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 pm, at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life, 750 White Pond Drive. Israel Bonds takes great pride in honoring Martin H. Belsky for his leadership and dedication to the community…

'Celebrate Community,' Support Campus Gala Nov. 9

The theme of the Annual Campus Gala on Nov. 9 is "Celebrating Our Community” with an invitation to invest and to make a world of difference.

Gala co-chair Meir Ohayon says, "The gala raises awareness of all that we do in our community and celebrates those accomplishments.”

The funds ra…

JCBA Hiring Director of External Affairs

The Jewish Community Board of Akron (JCBA) commits to creating Jewish Connections for Life, ensuring that all Jews can participate in Jewish life in any way that fits their interests and passions, at every stage of life. Supporting and enriching the lives of Jews locally, nationally, in Isra…

You're Invited! Crisis Communications Planning Focus Groups

We want to hear from you! Take our survey by August 2nd.

You’re invited to provide feedback on campus and community security, crisis response and protocols to assist Jewish Akron in developing a comprehensive crisis communications plan. 

In recent months, JCBA convened community le…