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This 100-year-old Jewish doctor is the world's oldest practicing physician

Dr. Howard Tucker, a 100-year-old Jewish doctor in Cleveland is officially the world’s oldest practicing physician.

This Jewish doctor is the world's oldest practicing physician

Police solve 1980 murder of 25-year old Cleveland Jewish woman

Using publicly available online DNA databases, police track down killer after four decades.

Police solve 1980 murder of 25-year old Cleveland Jewish woman

Ohio teen arrested for plotting to attack synagogue

15-year old arrested after police discover weapons cache along with video in which teen states plan to commit mass shooting at synagogue.

Ohio teen arrested for plotting to attack synagogue

Cleveland ‘officer of the year’ being investigated for antisemitic tweets

Two years after antisemitic tweets brought to light by watchdog org, police officer being investigated for hateful anti-Jewish posts.

‘Officer of the year’ being investigated for antisemitic tweets

Ohio rabbi arrested for soliciting investigator posing as teen

Cleveland rabbi arrested for soliciting an investigator who posed as an underage boy online.

Ohio rabbi arrested for soliciting investigator posing as teen

Cleveland Jewish News expands into Akron with acquisition of community paper

At a time when many local Jewish news outlets are shrinking or shuttering operations, the Cleveland Jewish News is expanding its footprint.

Cleveland Jewish News expands into Akron

After lengthy legal battle, Ohio house given okay to become a shul

Contentious legal dispute between The Aleksander Shul and University Heights, Ohio resolved as synagogue given special use permits.

After lengthy legal battle, Ohio house given okay to be a shul

Ohio Jewish teen attacked with beer bottle getting off school bus

13-year old Jewish girl was assaulted with a beer bottle as she got off her school bus by a woman driving by in a pickup truck.

Ohio Jewish teen attacked with bottle getting off school bus

Ohio city hires private investigator to observe synagogue

A private investigator observed a Cleveland-area synagogue during the High Holidays. Its worshippers are outraged.

Ohio city hires private investigator to observe synagogue

Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

Anti-Semitic and swastika graffiti scrawled on a series of building over six-day period in 2020.

Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

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.

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

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 seat

In upset, pro-Israel Democrat defeats far-left rival in Ohio

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.

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

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.

Israeli pianist reaches semifinal of Cleveland piano contest

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.

Ohio HS football coach forces kosher player to eat pork

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.

Man's kippah burned, wife assaulted by pro-Palestinian mob

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.

"We cannot put up with this double standard anymore"

Cleveland: Jewish paper takes 'best newspaper' prize

Associated Press names Cleveland Jewish News best Ohio newspaper for its size.

Jewish paper takes 'best newspaper' prize

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

Cleveland park vandalized with swastikas and graffiti saying ‘F*** the Jews.’

Cleveland: 'I love Hitler' scrawled in park

Rabbi dead in shooting incident in Cleveland

Rabbi found dead from gunshot wounds in Cleveland.

Rabbi dead in shooting incident in Cleveland

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.'

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

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.

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

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.

Ex-medical resident apologizes for mocking Jewish patients

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.

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

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.

Search widens for suspect who broadcast murder of elderly manplayer

Israeli man shot in Cleveland

Israeli in critical condition after being shot in the face and leg, left for dead.

Israeli man shot in Cleveland

Swastika carved on door frame of Ohio synagogue

Anti-Semitic message, swastika, carved into door of synagogue outside of Cleveland.

Swastika carved on door frame of Ohio synagogue

Reluctance among Cleveland’s Orthodox voters

Few Orthodox Jews in Cleveland are enthusiastic about the presidential election.

Among Cleveland’s Orthodox voters, reluctance reigns

Cornel West rips 'vicious Israeli occupation'

Bernie Sanders adviser hits 'Jewish reactionaries' supporting Trump, calls 'struggle' against Israel 'this generation's Vietnam war'.

Cornel West rips 'vicious Israeli occupation' outside of RNCplayer

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.

Cleveland chaplain delivers invocation at Republican conventionplayer

Tighter security at Republican National Convention

Cleveland police officials tighten security plan for the July 18-21 Republican National Convention following shootings in Dallas.

Police to tighten security at Republican National Convention

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.

Cleveland professor investigated for ISIS links