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FREE Informational Session for Holocaust Survivors at JFS

If you or someone you know who currently resides in the Akron or Summit County area, is Jewish, and lived in Europe or the occupied territories of the Former Soviet Union between January 1933 and May 1945, you may be eligible for reparations and/or other in-home support services.

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RCJ Rundown

We hope your holidays were joyous and meaningful! RCJ is excited to start out the new year with a Habitat for Humanity building project on Oct. 13, the first of several Tikkun Olam activities planned for the coming year. All-day, morning (9 a.m.-noon), or afternoon (12:30-3:30 p.m.) shifts a…

Celebrating Jewish Identity Inside and Outside the Classroom

Four year-old Claire Lemerman loves to light Shabbat candles at home and sing “Zoom Gali Gali.” She enjoys it so much that her father, Josh Lemerman says, “It’s all just such a natural, regular part of her weekly routine.”

Claire is a student at the Mandel Early Childhood Educatio…