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Hillel at University of Akron Seeks Part-Time Jewish Life Coordinator

Hillel is hiring a part-time Jewish Life Coordinator for the University of Akron. This flexible position will average 15 hours per week, strengthening the Jewish community on campus at the University of Akron in partnership with student leaders, Hillel leadership, and the Akron community. Th…

JCBA Invests in Community Security

The Jewish Community Board of Akron has long been committed to the safety and security needs at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life which is home of the Shaw JCC of Akron, The Lippman School, Jewish Family Service of Akron, Schultz Towers and Beth El Congregation. In recent years, significant…

Akron Teachers: Attend Holocaust Workshop for Free

Teachers from the public, private and parochial schools throughout Ohio are invited to attend How and Why Did the Holocaust Occur, and what Do We Do About It Today? The full-day workshop will take place Monday, June 24, 2019 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Matlz Museum, 2929 Richmond Road, in Beachwoo…

Local Couple, Community Rabbis Earn Campus Gala Honors

The Schultz Campus for Jewish Life will host its annual Campus Gala: Celebrating Our Community, on Sat., Nov. 9, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Campus Gala honorees Mike and Teri Segal will be recognized. Akron-area rabbis — Rabbi Elyssa Austerklein (Beth El Congregation), Rabbi Josh Brown (Temple…

Important Information for Holocaust Survivors and their Families

Thanks to funding from the Jewish Federations of North America, help is available for Holocaust Survivors living in Greater Akron who meet certain eligibility requirements.

If you or someone you know lives in Akron or the Summit County, is Jewish, and lived in Europe or the occupied territo…