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Join Us in Celebrating 70 Years of Israeli Independence

Israel will celebrate 70 years of independence this year, and we are set to mark this momentous anniversary with a community-wide celebration on Sunday, April 22. The Israel Festival includes delicious Israeli food, arts and crafts and fun activities for guests of all ages. The event is fre…

Shaw JCC to Remember the Holocaust with Child Survivor Ingrid Kennedy

The Shaw JCC of Akron and Jewish Community Board of Akron invite the entire community to remember the Holocaust on Sunday, April 15, at 7 p.m., at the Schultz Campus for Jewish Life located at 750 White Pond Drive in Akron.

This year's Yom HaShoah Commemoration, Day to Remember the Holocaus…

Shaw JCC Welcomes Interim Executive Director John Keverkamp

Dear Members, 

We’re pleased to welcome John Keverkamp, CPA, as our Interim Executive Director, effective March 1. John will be leading the organization while the Shaw JCC Executive Committee conducts a nationwide search for a permanent Executive Director.

John is a familiar face on the…

Celebrating Purim with Song and Hamentaschen

We've had a busy week preparing for Purim here in the ECE. The story of Purim has been heard in each of our classrooms, Cantor Kathy has taught us new Purim songs, shiny crowns have been made and our beloved Granny Group visited to make Hamentaschen with the children. Hazzan Matthew Austerkl…