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June 30: Unload That Junk in Your Trunk at the Shaw JCC of Akron

The Shaw JCC of Akron will host a Junk in the Trunk sale on Sunday, June 30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in its front parking lot located on 750 White Pond Drive, Akron.

Participants may sell items from the trunks of their vehicles or in designated parking spaces. Anyone who has yard sale type items or …

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…

Welcome Home this Summer to the Shaw JCC

Welcome home this summer to the Shaw JCC of Akron and discover a family-friendly season packed with fun! The J is offering individual and family summer memberships starting at $350 (+ tax) that include a long list of perks: access to the award-winning outdoor heated pool, pavilions, basketb…

Stories of Addiction Recovery will be shared at Community Shabbat Dinner

In the Jewish tradition, having compassion (or rachamim) is a core obligation to humanity. In response to Summit County's rising levels of substance abuse, the next Community Shabbat Dinner will focus on "Our Stories of Recovery," and three members of Akron's Jewish community will discuss t…

Akron Jewish Community to Host Israel Festival on May 5

On Sunday, May 5, the Greater Akron community is invited to explore everything Israeli at the Israel Festival honoring Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s 71st Independence Day. The festivities will celebrate Israel’s independence through fun games and activities, food and song, and is free for f…