News and updates about Ohio

Man who tried to breach FBI building in Ohio dies

Armed man suspected of attempting to breach FBI building in Cincinnati dies of injuries sustained in gunfire exchange with officers.

Man who tried to breach FBI building in Ohio dies

Armed man in police standoff after threatening Ohio FBI building

Area locked down after gunman threatens Cincinnati FBI building and then later exchanges gunfire with law enforcement.

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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

Ohio security guard who threatened Jewish school arrested for making ghost guns

Security guard accused of threatening Jewish school arrested after police find cache of untraceable 'ghost guns' in his home.

Guard who threatened Jewish school arrested for making guns

Watch: Father punches son's accused killer in Ohio court

The man standing trial is accused of drowning the 3-year-old boy and murdering his mother.

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Ohio Jewish leaders blast parole of man who made antisemitic threats

Judge allows man charged with making antisemitic terrorist threats toward Columbus Jewish community to leave house for work purposes.

Jewish leaders blast parole of man who made antisemitic threats

Menorah at University of Cincinnati Chabad vandalized for 4th time in two years

Suspect caught on video knocking over menorah in front of Chabad house.

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FBI: ISIS member plotted to assassinate George W. Bush

Iraqi man living in Ohio arrested for plotting to kill former president in revenge for Iraq war.

FBI: ISIS member plotted to assassinate George W. Bush

Kent State investigating swastika painted on campus

Ohio university's police are investigating “the recent appearance of a swastika” that was painted on campus.

Kent State investigating swastika painted on campus

Jewish Republican loses Ohio primary to opponent

Josh Mandel, Jewish Republican who made far-right ‘Judeo-Christian’ turn, loses Ohio primary to J. D. Vance.

Jewish Republican loses Ohio primary to opponent

Trump-backed nominee wins GOP race in Ohio

Trump-endorsed J.D. Vance pledged to return to the 'America First' agenda championed by the former President.

Trump-backed nominee wins GOP race in Ohioplayer

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

Ohio adopts IHRA antisemitism definition

Executive order by Gov Mike DeWine requires all state departments, agencies, and public universities to also adopt the definition.

Ohio adopts IHRA antisemitism definition

Cincinnati Holocaust Museum receives $18 million anonymous donation

What can a Holocaust museum accomplish with $18 million? Cincinnati’s is about to find out.

Cincinnati Holocaust Museum gets $18 million anonymous donation

Security guard at Ohio Jewish school arrested after threatening school on social media

Ex-National Guard member arrested for making threats against the Orthodox Jewish school he worked at as a security guard.

Guard at Jewish school arrested for threatening to attack it

Ohio Jewish school security guard arrested for terrorist threats

Security guard accused of threatening to commit mass shooting at Jewish school in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio Jewish school security guard arrested for terrorist threats

Ohio lawmaker suggests Holocaust be taught from perspective of German solider

Ohio lawmaker draws backlash after suggesting schools should teach the Holocaust ‘from the perspective of a German soldier.’

Holocaust can be taught from perspective of German solider

An Ohio Reform rabbi’s misconduct involved a child. No one told his congregants

Reform congregation in Ohio comes to grips with revelations about one of its rabbis.

Rabbi’s misconduct involved a child. No one told his congregants

Ohio passes religious freedom bill supported by Jewish community

New law mandates that high schools accommodate religious beliefs during sporting events, including clothing and head coverings.

Ohio passes religious freedom bill supported by Jewish community

Ohio Senate hopeful suspends campaign, backs Trump's candidate

Bernie Moreno has suspended his run for Senator of Ohio, pledging to back any candidate endorsed for the position by Donald Trump.

Ohio Senate hopeful suspends campaign, backs Trump's candidate

Ohio university to eliminate Jewish studies professor

An Ohio university’s Holocaust Studies center is in jeopardy. These people are rallying to save it.

Ohio university to eliminate Jewish studies professor

Ohio Republican congressman apologizes for likening vaccine mandates to Nazi-era measures

Warren Davidson, Ohio GOP Congressman, apologizes for posting Nazi health card in attack on DC vaccine mandate.

Ohio congressman apologizes for likening vax mandates to Nazism

Ohio congressman compares D.C. vaccine mandate to Nazi Germany

Warren Davidson, Ohio GOP Congressman, posts Nazi health card in attack on DC vaccine mandate.

Ohio congressman compares D.C. vaccine mandate to Nazi Germany

Jewish Ohio teen sues coaches who made him eat pepperoni pizza

Ohio high school football player sues coaches who forced him to eat pizza covered with pepperoni grease in violation of his Jewish beliefs.

Teen sues coaches who made him eat pepperoni pizza

Ohio State professor apologizes for using Jewish slur during lecture

A professor at Ohio State University has apologized for using an offensive Jewish slur while delivering a lecture.

Ohio State prof apologizes for using Jewish slur during lecture

Jewish Trump aide faces growing challenges for congressional run

Max Miller, a Jewish former Trump aide, was headed for a House seat in Ohio. Then his district disappeared.

Jewish Trump aide faces growing challenges for congressional run

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 governor addresses campus anti-Semitism in Hanukkah letter

Ohio Gov Mike DeWine wrote to university presidents asking them to combat the "alarming trend" of increasing anti-Semitism on campuses.

Ohio governor addresses campus anti-Semitism in Hanukkah letter

Ohio man gets jail term, $50,000 fine for harassing Jewish neighbours

Columbus, Ohio man repeatedly threatened and yelled anti-Semitic obscenities at his Jewish neighbours, and also threw rocks at their house.

Ohio man gets jail term, fine for harassing Jewish neighbours

Ohio candidate for Senate defends ad calling out opponent Josh Mandel’s Jewishness

'Are we supposed to believe the most Christian values candidate is Jewish?' Ad by rival Republican rips Senate hopeful Josh Mandel.

Senate candidate defends ad calling out opponent’s Jewishness

Republican Ohio Senate hopeful accused of questioning opponent’s Jewish faith

GOP Ohio Senate candidate facing allegations he ran an anti-Semitic ad that accused his Jewish opponent of faking “Christian values.”

GOP Ohio Senate hopeful accused of targeting Jewish opponent

Ohio synagogue vandalized, nearby kosher caterer robbed over two day period

Jewish community in Columbus, Ohio speaking out after being targeted twice within two days in the same area.

Ohio synagogue vandalized, kosher caterer robbed over two days

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 park hit with swastika graffiti and 'extreme vandalism'

Powell, Ohio park complex sustains serious damage, after trail defaced with swastika and swimming pool trashed by unknown individuals.

Ohio park hit with swastika graffiti and 'extreme vandalism'

Man who threatened Ohio Jewish Federation sentenced to 41 months in prison

James Rearedon will serve 41 months in jail for making threats on social media toward an Ohio Jewish community center in 2019.

Man who threatened Ohio Jewish Federation sentenced to 41 months

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

Ohio man charged with assaulting Jewish couple counter-protesting at pro-Palestinian rally

Couple demonstrating with Israeli flag at rally were assaulted and had to be driven away from “big, angry crowd" by a police cruiser.

Ohio man charged for assaulting Jews at pro-Palestinian rally

Ohio man given 20 year prison sentence for plotting to attack synagogue

Radicalized by ISIS propaganda, man told undercover FBI agent that he wanted to attack a Toledo synagogue and kill a rabbi.

Ohio man given 20 yrs in prison for plotting to attack 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