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Kelsey Ferrante, a health and wellness intern at the Shaw Jewish Community Center, puts up photographs and information on panels depicting the history of the Jewish community in Akron at the Shaw Jewish Community Center Wednesday in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
David Koch, CEO of the Jewish Community Board of Akron, talks about the panels depicting the history of the Jewish community in Akron at the Shaw Jewish Community Center Wednesday. A photograph of military servicemen (right) returning home in 1947 was taken at the Bonim Club. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
“I wish I had a crystal ball to show you where you will be one year from now,” I said to Claude three weeks before he graduated from college. “Things are about to get really exciting and you will be fine.”