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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.

The leadership of Cleveland Hillel and Hillel at Kent State University will share insights directly from campus, including Hillel staff, board leadership and most importantly, the students on campus in Northeast Ohio today, in a new monthly column.

We are fortunate to live in the Akron Jewish community. The strengths of Jewish Akron include dedicated volunteers and professionals, the generosity of donors, the quality of programs and services, and a vibrant legacy and history. We support the Jewish community so programs and services are…

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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Ohio State basketball fans are getting antsy with head coach Chris Holtmann. He is catching heat with the young team’s recent five game losing streak, heading into another Big 10 road game at Illinois Jan. 24.

Mel Brooks’ fans must be loving life right now. The 96-year-old is going strong with “History of the World, Part 2” set to air on Hulu this year. His famous line, “May the Schwartz, be with you” from “Spaceballs: The Movie” keeps on getting dropped on sports radio over and over.