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Anti-Israel Republican loses Indiana House primaries

John Hostettler, longtime Israel critic, loses Indiana Republican House primary after campaign by Jewish groups.

Anti-Israel Republican loses Indiana House primaries

Antisemitism legislation:

Indiana governor shoots down amended IHRA bill

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb vetoes HB 1002, reiterates state’s support for entire IHRA antisemitism definition.

Indiana governor shoots down amended IHRA bill

Indiana:

FBI arrests man who promised to 'kill every Jew'

Local Jewish leaders question why they were not alerted to the threat sooner.

FBI arrests man who promised to 'kill every Jew'

Unanimously:

Indiana House approves bill on antisemitism

The new bill defines antisemitism as religious discrimination in the state education code.

Indiana House approves bill on antisemitism

'Terrorist' plows car into what she thought was Jewish school

Indiana woman angered by Israel-Hamas war rams car into Black Hebrew Israelite building, mistaking it for a Jewish school.

'Terrorist' plows car into what she thought was Jewish school

Indiana:

Hitler photos, Nazi propaganda found in phone of mass shooter

FBI finds photos of Nazi leader, firearms and videos of previous mass killings in cellphone of man who murdered three last July.

Hitler photos, Nazi propaganda found in phone of mass shooter

Indiana mothers' group apologizes for Hitler quote

Moms For Liberty chapter apologizes for quoting Hitler in its newsletter.

Indiana mothers' group apologizes for Hitler quote

Indiana man arrested after toddler with gun caught on camera

Arrest comes after security camera footage showed a young boy holding a handgun outside apartment and pulling the trigger.

Indiana man arrested after toddler with gun caught on camera

Indiana: School board candidate says 'not all Nazis were bad'

Matt Keefer, candidate for an Indiana school board, says teaching that all Nazis were bad would be 'indoctrination.'

Indiana: School board candidate says 'not all Nazis were bad'

Indiana man charged for destroying mezuzahs

Suspect arrested after several mezuzahs in Bloomington stolen and set on fire.

Indiana man charged for destroying mezuzahs

Indiana House passes legislation banning abortion

If signed into law, Indiana will become first state to enact abortion restrictions since overturning of Roe v. Wade in June.

Indiana House passes legislation banning abortion

Tragedy in the US:

Republican congresswoman killed in crash in Indiana

Rep. Jackie Walorski dies in crash in Elkhart County, Indiana, along with three other people.

Republican congresswoman killed in crash in Indiana

Watch: Girlfriend of armed man says he pushed her to safety

Elishjah Dicken, 22, took down a gunman at the food court in Indiana, firing 10 rounds from a distance of 40ft.

Watch: Girlfriend of armed man says he pushed her to safety

Indiana:

Four people killed in shooting in shopping mall

Gunman opens fire at food court of Indiana mall, killing three, before being shot by a man with a rifle.

Four people killed in shooting in shopping mall

Two dead in shooting at nightclub in Indiana

Two people killed and four others wounded following a shooting at a nightclub in Gary, Indiana. Police are investigating.

Two dead in shooting at nightclub in Indiana

Indiana AG sues Black Lives Matter for 'shady' business dealings

Records show that BLM raised $90 million in 2020 alone, but IRS filings have $0 for the year.

Indiana AG sues Black Lives Matter for 'shady' business dealings

Mezuzahs placed at Indiana U in solidarity with Jewish students

Hundreds of mezuzahs have been placed across Indiana University campus in response to mounting incidents of antisemitism.

Mezuzahs placed at Indiana U in solidarity with Jewish students

Indianapolis man charged in double shooting at JCC

19-year old charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting two men during basketball game at Indianapolis Jewish Community Center.

Indianapolis man charged in double shooting at JCC

Indiana lawmaker: Teachers need to be 'impartial' on Nazis

Indiana state senator apologizes after arguing that teachers need to be 'impartial' on Nazism during heated debate over education bill.

Indiana lawmaker: Teachers need to be 'impartial' on Nazis

Three swastikas found on Indiana University campus over 24 hours

Three swastikas were found on and near the Indiana University Bloomington campus over the weekend.

Three swastikas found on Indiana University campus over 24 hours

Indiana University task force to tackle campus anti-Semitism

Task force to deal with increase in campus anti-Semitism in light of recent serious incidents, including theft of dozens of mezuzahs.

Indiana University task force to tackle campus anti-Semitism

Four mezuzahs torn down at Indiana Uni since Rosh Hashanah

Increase in anti-Semitic incidents since beginning of Jewish new year spurs campus Hillel to create anti-Semitism prevention task force.

Four mezuzahs torn down at Indiana Uni since Rosh Hashanah

Indiana coroner rules rollercoaster death an accident

'It was just a reaction her body had from riding the ride,' coroner Katie Schuck explains.

Indiana coroner rules rollercoaster death an accident

Indianapolis shooting leaves eight dead

A mass shooting has been reported at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, with multiple victims hospitalized.

Indianapolis shooting leaves eight dead

Jewish institutions in Indiana targeted with anti-Semitic flyers

Indianapolis police probing anti-Semitic flyers found at multiple Jewish institutions on Friday.

Jewish institutions in Indiana targeted with anti-Semitic flyers

Indiana man handed 3 years in prison for vandalizing synagogue

Man sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti on property of suburban Indianapolis synagogue.

Indiana man handed 3 years in prison for vandalizing synagogue

Indiana: City leader uses the phrase ‘Jewed them down’

At city council meeting, Jeffersonville's Lisa Gill asks if fire department employee actually ‘Jewed them down.’

Indiana: City leader uses the phrase ‘Jewed them down’

Why Democrat's 'Pharisee' slur against Pence angers some US Jews

2020 Democratic presidential hopeful's use 'Pharisee' as insult against Mike Pence riles some American Jews.

Why Democrat's 'Pharisee' slur against Pence angers some US Jews

2020 Democratic hopeful blasts Netanyahu over annexation pledge

Democratic mayor and possible 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg condemns Netanyahu's vow to annex settlements in Judea and Samaria.

2020 Democratic hopeful blasts Netanyahu over annexation pledge

Pete Buttigieg seeks Democratic nomination for president

South Bend, Indiana mayor joins crowded Democratic presidential field, backed by Democratic Jewish leader Susan Turnbull.

Pete Buttigieg seeks Democratic nomination for president

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Indianapolis-area high school

Anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered in a bathroom at a local high school near Indianapolis.

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Indianapolis-area high school

Synagogue vandalism: Police arrest two suspects

Suspect may have intended to do more damage than he did, police say.

Synagogue vandalism: Police arrest two suspects

Billboards erected in support of vandalized Indiana synagogue

Community rallies to support synagogue vandalized with swastika, other Nazi imagery.

Billboards erected in support of vandalized Indiana synagogue

Suburban Indianapolis synagogue vandalized

Swastika, other Nazi symbols painted on Indiana synagogue on Shabbat morning

Suburban Indianapolis synagogue vandalized

Indiana: 8-year-old girl leaves shopping spree, steals mom's car

8-year-old girl leads police on a highway chase in Indiana.

Indiana: 8-year-old girl leaves shopping spree, steals mom's car

One dead in shooting in Indiana

One person killed, one wounded in shooting at a beauty school in Fort Wayne.

One dead in shooting in Indiana

Pence used private email as governor

Newspaper reveals Vice President routinely used a private email account to conduct public business as governor of Indiana.

Pence used private email as governor

Suspects arrested in vandalism of Jewish gravestone in Indiana

Three people arrested in connection with the vandalism of the headstone of a Jewish couple buried in the cemetery of a small Indiana town.

Suspects arrested in vandalism of Jewish gravestone in Indiana

Anti-Semitic graffiti on Jewish couple’s headstone in Indiana

Anti-Jewish message spray-painted on headstone of Jewish couple in Scottsburg, Indiana. Reward offered for capture of vandals.

Anti-Semitic graffiti on Jewish couple’s headstone in Indiana

Girl killed at Indiana camp remembered as 'sweet and polite'

11-year-old girl killed when a tree fell on a cabin at a Jewish camp in Indiana identified as Jadyn Larky of Bexley.

Girl killed at Indiana camp remembered as 'sweet and polite'

Girl killed when tree falls on cabin at Jewish camp in Indiana

11-year-old camper dies in freak accident, after lightening strikes healthy tree during severe storm.

Girl killed when tree falls on cabin at Jewish camp in Indiana

Trump moves closer to nomination with win in Indiana

Donald Trump projected to win Indiana primary, giving him at least 30 delegates and pushing him over 1,000.

Trump moves closer to nomination with win in Indiana

Poll: Trump holds lead over Cruz in Indiana

New poll finds Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Ted Cruz in the May 3 primary in Indiana.

Poll: Trump holds lead over Cruz in Indiana

Indiana State Trooper sued for proselytizing on duty

ACLU lawsuit filed against trooper who tried to 'save souls,' not stop crime.

Indiana State Trooper sued for proselytizing on duty

Indiana overwhelmingly approves anti-BDS bill

State Senate passes near-unanimous measures prohibiting state dealings with anti-Israel boycotts.

Indiana overwhelmingly approves anti-BDS bill

Indiana Passes Bill Opposing BDS

Indiana follows Tennessee in passing a bill that formally opposes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.

Indiana Passes Bill Opposing BDS

Indiana Guardsman Caught with 48 Bombs During Traffic Stop

Man pulled over for speeding in Ohio found with almost 50 explosive devices; motive remains a mystery.

Indiana Guardsman Caught with 48 Bombs During Traffic Stop

Indiana: 3 Children Hurt as Lightning Strikes Jewish Camp

Three children injured, one critically, as a result of lightning strike at a Jewish summer camp in northwest Indiana.

Indiana: 3 Children Hurt as Lightning Strikes Jewish Camp