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Ohio synagogue’s lawyer: Zoning case not about ‘public safety’

Ohio synagogue’s lawyer: Zoning case not about ‘public safety’

Lawyer for Aleksander Shul alleges that Cleveland suburb and its mayor used city building codes to keep synagogue from operating.Dan Verbin, 05/08/2021 22:09
In upset, pro-Israel backed candidate wins key Cleveland area Democratic primary

In upset, pro-Israel backed candidate wins key Cleveland area Democratic primary

In defeat for the progressive wing of the Democratic party, pro-Israel moderate comes from behind to win primary for Ohio congressional seatRon Kampeas, JTA, 04/08/2021 07:02
Fake 'Come visit Jerusalem Palestine' ad mailed to Cleveland homes

Fake 'Come visit Jerusalem Palestine' ad mailed to Cleveland homes

Phony travel ad that erases Israel sent to residents in Cleveland suburbs, leaving Jewish residents concerned.Dan Verbin, 02/08/2021 19:38
Israeli pianist reaches semifinal of Cleveland piano contest

Israeli pianist reaches semifinal of Cleveland piano contest

Rafael Korka is one of eight semifinalists who will perform pieces at the prestigious Cleveland International Piano Contest.Dan Verbin, Canada, 30/07/2021 19:25
Ohio HS football coach forces kosher player to eat pork as punishment

Ohio HS football coach forces kosher player to eat pork as punishment

Player is forced to sit on chair in gym surrounded by teammates and eat a whole pepperoni pizza as punishment for missing previous practice.Dan Verbin, 02/06/2021 21:26
Man's kippah burned, wife assaulted by pro-Palestinian "big, angry crowd"

Man's kippah burned, wife assaulted by pro-Palestinian "big, angry crowd"

Jewish couple attempting to counter-protest pro-Palestinian rally assaulted and driven away by police for their own safety.Dan Verbin, Canada, 21/05/2021 20:56
Cleveland rally in support of Israel draws over 500 people

Cleveland rally in support of Israel draws over 500 people

Speakers at event criticize double standard that sees media and others decrying Israel's right to defend itself.Dan Verbin, 13/05/2021 17:19
Cleveland: Jewish paper takes 'best newspaper' prize

Cleveland: Jewish paper takes 'best newspaper' prize

Associated Press names Cleveland Jewish News best Ohio newspaper for its size.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/04/2020 07:39
Cleveland: Swastikas and 'I love Hitler' scrawled in memorial park

Cleveland: Swastikas and 'I love Hitler' scrawled in memorial park

Cleveland park vandalized with swastikas and graffiti saying ‘F*** the Jews.’Marcy Oster, JTA, 21/02/2020 04:09
Rabbi dead in shooting incident in Cleveland

Rabbi dead in shooting incident in Cleveland

Rabbi found dead from gunshot wounds in Cleveland.Gary Willig, 24/12/2019 21:31
Cleveland Browns Jewish kicker shows up at Jewish kid's b-day

Cleveland Browns Jewish kicker shows up at Jewish kid's b-day

Cleveland Browns kicker Greg Joseph attends a football-themed 5th birthday party at a local Jewish day school. 'A real mensch.'Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/06/2019 11:50
Trump lawyer: Anti-Semitic doctor must be banned for life

Trump lawyer: Anti-Semitic doctor must be banned for life

President's attorney says pro-Hamas doctor who called Jews dogs, said 'Allah will kill Jews' must be barred from practice.David Rosenberg, 08/01/2019 13:18
Ex-medical resident apologizes for mocking Jewish patients

Ex-medical resident apologizes for mocking Jewish patients

Arab woman fired from Cleveland Medical center apologizes for anti-Semitic posts, including joking about giving Jews wrong medication.Marcy Oster, JTA, 06/01/2019 16:26
Ohio man who threatened to rape, kill Jews gets 6 months in jail

Ohio man who threatened to rape, kill Jews gets 6 months in jail

Abdulrahman Abukhalil harassed Cleveland synagogues, threatening to murder Jews, rape Jewish women.David Rosenberg, 24/08/2018 14:41
Search widens for suspect who broadcast murder of elderly man

Search widens for suspect who broadcast murder of elderly man

Police across 5 states hunting for man suspected of murdering elderly stranger. Murder was broadcast live on Facebook.David Rosenberg, 18/04/2017 09:44
Israeli man shot in Cleveland

Israeli man shot in Cleveland

Israeli in critical condition after being shot in the face and leg, left for dead.David Rosenberg, 21/03/2017 10:54
Swastika carved on door frame of Ohio synagogue

Swastika carved on door frame of Ohio synagogue

Anti-Semitic message, swastika, carved into door of synagogue outside of Cleveland.JTA, 06/03/2017 13:37
Reluctance among Cleveland’s Orthodox voters

Reluctance among Cleveland’s Orthodox voters

Few Orthodox Jews in Cleveland are enthusiastic about the presidential election.Ben Sales, 28/10/2016 01:52
Cornel West rips 'vicious Israeli occupation'

Cornel West rips 'vicious Israeli occupation'

Bernie Sanders adviser hits 'Jewish reactionaries' supporting Trump, calls 'struggle' against Israel 'this generation's Vietnam war'.David Rosenberg, 21/07/2016 10:52
Chaplain speaks at Republican convention

Chaplain speaks at Republican convention

Rabbi Ari Wolf, who serves as chaplain to the Cleveland police, delivers invocation at the start of the Republican National Convention.JTA, 19/07/2016 03:59
Tighter security at Republican National Convention

Tighter security at Republican National Convention

Cleveland police officials tighten security plan for the July 18-21 Republican National Convention following shootings in Dallas.Ben Ariel, Canada, 08/07/2016 21:07
Cleveland professor investigated for ISIS links

Cleveland professor investigated for ISIS links

History professor who called teen Jerusalem suicide bomber a 'shining star' and shouted 'death to Israel' now being checked by FBI.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2016 16:57