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Members of the Akron area Jewish community show set up for a group photograph to show their support for Israel during a "Code Red Solidarity Rally" at the Shaw Jewish Community Center Tuesday in Akron. Members of the group are wearing red to acknowledge the Code Red warning in Israel during which citizens are given a 15 second warning to seek shelter from attack. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Michael Burde (left) as his wife Rotem Burde speaks via Skype from their Kibbutz in Zikim, Israel to members of the Akron area Jewish community at the Shaw Jewish Community Center Tuesday in Akron. The Burdes are living in southern Israel that is being bombarded by Hamas. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Dan Toth assisted Summit County’s newest resident out of the back of the SUV, Marlo Perdicas presented her with a shiny blue bracelet, and then the two local ambassadors watched as she toddled off to explore her new home.