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Synagogue Schmooze 10 June , 2011

Beth El Congregation

The Akron Conservative synagogue’s social action committee walked with the Akron Area Interfaith Council to raise money for the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Other religions participating included Baha’i, Druid, Muslim, Protestant Christian, Roman Catholic and Unitarian Universalist. More than $6,000 was raised. Julie and Randy Katz and Carl Lieberman organized Beth El’s group.

Heights Jewish Center

Jack Mandel and rebbetzin Shoshana Schur were honored with plaques placed on a “Those Who Served” shul board in the main lobby. Eleven people have been recognized with that honor in the 150 years of the shul.



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