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Since Israel’s election on Nov. 1, there have been daily indications that its next government will take the country in a direction that could inflict grievous damage upon the Zionist dream – and Israel’s character not only as a Jewish state, …

There is only one way to describe the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins game Nov. 13 and that is “uncle.” The word may not be meaningful to some of you, but to those of us with a sibling or close childhood friends, we remember it as the wor…

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Kol hakavod to the Cleveland Jewish Publication Company for agreeing to publish the Akron Jewish News. As a native Akronite (and Akronism) now living in Jerusalem, I have relied on the Akron Jewish News website for news from the Akron Jewish community. As a longtime Clevelander and former subscriber to the Cleveland Jewish News, I have appreciated the CJN’s commitment to news of interest to its local Jewish community.

Copley Township – a bicentennial community focused on preserving the past in order to secure the future. With over 18,000 residents, Copley Township is the largest township in Summit County and larger than many small cities and villages throughout Ohio. Somehow, though, that “small town feel…

In 2021, the city of Fairlawn celebrated 50 years as a city, presenting us with the opportunity to reflect on the past, but perhaps more importantly, look forward to the next 50 years. I am serving in my 27th year as mayor of Fairlawn and its hard to recall a time where we have seen more cha…

Congress has an opportunity to pass legislation that benefits all local citizens, businesses and even protects our democracy. The Local Journalism Sustainability Act, LJSA for short, should be included as part of any upcoming reconciliation bill that Congress is considering. The LJSA is a well-thought-out bill that would provide needed support to local news organizations, including local newspapers, to ensure their viability as they continue to make progress toward a digital future.

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Since Israel’s election on Nov. 1, there have been daily indications that its next government will take the country in a direction that could inflict grievous damage upon the Zionist dream – and Israel’s character not only as a Jewish state, but as a democratic one.

Even before the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar kicked off, the tournament already had a hero: the former captain of the Iranian national team, Ali Daei.

There is only one way to describe the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins game Nov. 13 and that is “uncle.” The word may not be meaningful to some of you, but to those of us with a sibling or close childhood friends, we remember it as the word that would stop the action. Saying “uncle” was the only way to concede after spending hours wrestling with your brother, who is nine years older than you, stronger and more powerful than you. When you were defeated, you simply yelled, “uncle.” The alternative is to yell for your mother of father to stop the action before something was broken like a lamp - or a limb.