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Ohio city hires private investigator to observe synagogue

Ohio city hires private investigator to observe synagogue

A private investigator observed a Cleveland-area synagogue during the High Holidays. Its worshippers are outraged.Jane Kaufman, JTA, 18/09/2021 20:33
Ohio man charged with assaulting Jewish couple counter-protesting at pro-Palestinian rally

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.Dan Verbin, Canada, 15/09/2021 19:25
Ohio man given 20 year prison sentence for plotting to attack synagogue

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.Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 20:48
Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

Three sentenced for Ohio anti-Semitic incident

Anti-Semitic and swastika graffiti scrawled on a series of building over six-day period in 2020.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 19:19
Swastika clad vandal steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Swastika clad vandal steals sign condemning anti-Semitic graffiti

Sign on Alliance, Ohio YWCA was a show of solidarity after building was defaced in July with anti-Semitic graffiti.Dan Verbin, 18/08/2021 22:55
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
In Ohio, Jewish groups push to keep progressive candidate out of congress

In Ohio, Jewish groups push to keep progressive candidate out of congress

Activists warn that if Nina Turner gains ground in her run for Congress in Ohio, it could mean trouble for Israel down the road.Arutz Sheva Staff , 23/07/2021 13:33
Star of David with slash through it painted on Ohio YWCA building

Star of David with slash through it painted on Ohio YWCA building

Similar hate graffiti was also discovered in other parts of Alliance, Ohio leaving residents wondering who was targeting their town.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 19:22
Ohio city shuts down, fines synagogue for violating building, zoning codes

Ohio city shuts down, fines synagogue for violating building, zoning codes

After ongoing dispute with city, owner of Aleksander Shul now faces $65,000 fine and four years probation for alleged code violations.Dan Verbin, 13/07/2021 16:50
Trump-endorsed Jewish candidate looking for win over anti-Trump Ohio GOP incumbent

Trump-endorsed Jewish candidate looking for win over anti-Trump Ohio GOP incumbent

Max Miller, who served as a trustee of the US Holocaust Museum, pulled in $550,000 in the 2nd quarter in upstart bid to win GOP seat.Dan Verbin, 06/07/2021 19:32
Ohio man pleads guilty to anti-Semitic harassement of Jewish neighbors

Ohio man pleads guilty to anti-Semitic harassement of Jewish neighbors

66-year old Columbus man had verbally harassed and threatened couple with anti-Semitic slurs and taunts about the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 30/06/2021 16:39
Trump lambasts Biden administration at Ohio rally

Trump lambasts Biden administration at Ohio rally

Former President holds first post-presidential rally in Ohio, urges his supporters to back Republicans in next year’s midterm elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 05:40
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
Biden stops for ice cream

Biden stops for ice cream

The President made a brief stop for a chocolate chip cone on his way through Cleveland, Ohio, to the great surprise of other customers.Shlomo Witty, 28/05/2021 17:08
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
Amy Acton, Ohio pandemic official who faced an anti-Semitic backlash, won’t run for Senate

Amy Acton, Ohio pandemic official who faced an anti-Semitic backlash, won’t run for Senate

Dr. Amy Acton resigned as Ohio's Health Department director last year following backlash over her COVID shutdown orders.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 07/04/2021 15:02
Columbus man who threatened neighbors with anti-Semitic slurs facing hate crime charges

Columbus man who threatened neighbors with anti-Semitic slurs facing hate crime charges

A Columbus, Ohio man has been charged with a federal hate crime after harassing his neighbors by shouting anti-Semitic slurs and threats.Dan Verbin, 21/03/2021 19:27
Jewish Trump aide considering challenge to Ohio Republican who voted for impeachment

Jewish Trump aide considering challenge to Ohio Republican who voted for impeachment

Max Miller, scion of philanthropic Cleveland family and ex-Trump aide, is considering challenging Republican who voted to impeach Trump.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 24/02/2021 13:38
Israel policy set to play a role in Ohio special congressional race

Israel policy set to play a role in Ohio special congressional race

Far-left contender for Democratic nomination in Ohio special election sparks fears among pro-Israel Democrats over refusal to condemn BDS.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 17/02/2021 07:09
Ohio’s Josh Mandel announces third run for Senate, pushing ‘America First’ agenda

Ohio’s Josh Mandel announces third run for Senate, pushing ‘America First’ agenda

“In Washington, I will pulverize the Uniparty – that cabal of Democrats and Republicans who sound the same and stand for nothing.”Ron Kampeas, JTA, 10/02/2021 17:48
Watch: Armed protests at Ohio statehouse

Watch: Armed protests at Ohio statehouse

Ruptly provides footage of about 50 armed protesters at the Ohio statehouse providing a 'message of unity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2021 10:13
Ohio lawmakers vote to launch Holocaust education commission

Ohio lawmakers vote to launch Holocaust education commission

Amid concerns about Holocaust awareness in the US, Ohio votes to create Holocaust education commission.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 25/12/2020 09:01
Trump wins Ohio

Trump wins Ohio

Fox News calls Ohio for Trump, giving the president 18 electoral votes from the bellwether state.David Rosenberg, 04/11/2020 06:52
Doctor who tweeted that she would give Jews wrong medications loses medical certificate

Doctor who tweeted that she would give Jews wrong medications loses medical certificate

Ohio's medical board revokes medical training certificate of Lara Kollab, over tweets in which she said she'd give Jews wrong medication.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/08/2020 14:54
Ohio Governor tests positive for coronavirus

Ohio Governor tests positive for coronavirus

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus, says he's not experiencing symptoms.Ben Ariel, 07/08/2020 04:41
Ohio: Jewish Department of Health director resigns after anti-Semitic protest

Ohio: Jewish Department of Health director resigns after anti-Semitic protest

Ohio’s Jewish Health Department director, who faced an anti-Semitic backlash over stay-at-home orders, resigns.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/06/2020 08:51
Ohio lawmaker denounces Jewish state health director as a 'globalist'

Ohio lawmaker denounces Jewish state health director as a 'globalist'

Ohio State Representative under fire for calling state's Jewish department of health chief a 'globalist' for extending stay-at-home orders.Marcy Oster, JTA, 03/05/2020 16:29
Biden wins Ohio Democratic primary

Biden wins Ohio Democratic primary

Former US Vice President is the only candidate remaining in the race, but Senator Bernie Sanders was still on the Ohio ballot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2020 05:10
Ohio: Senator's wife compares coronavirus exit plan to Nazi Germany

Ohio: Senator's wife compares coronavirus exit plan to Nazi Germany

Wife of Ohio state senator compares Jewish health chief’s support for reopening plan to Nazi Germany.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/04/2020 10:18
Watch: Israeli flag removed from Ohio college display

Watch: Israeli flag removed from Ohio college display

BDS activist filmed cutting down Israeli flag from display at Columbus State Community College in Ohio.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2019 15:19
Jewish community 'not safe' from Ohio man who threatened JCC

Jewish community 'not safe' from Ohio man who threatened JCC

Judge rules man who threatened Youngstown Jewish Community Center online should remain in prison.Marcy Oster/JTA, 30/10/2019 17:40
Ohio man who attacked 'Jewish' man fails to show up for prison

Ohio man who attacked 'Jewish' man fails to show up for prison

Ohio man convicted of attacking someone he believed Jewish now wanted by FBI after failing to show up to begin serving his prison term.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/09/2019 17:47
Medical resident fired over anti-Semitism requests hearing

Medical resident fired over anti-Semitism requests hearing

Arab American medical resident who was fired over series of anti-Semitic social media comments looks to appeal decision.Marcy Oster, JTA, 25/08/2019 21:03
Man arrested for threatening Ohio JCC pleads not guilty

Man arrested for threatening Ohio JCC pleads not guilty

20-year-old arrested for making threats towards Jewish community center in Ohio appears in court, pleads not guilty.Ben Ariel, 20/08/2019 00:14
Ohio man arrested for online threat against Youngstown JCC

Ohio man arrested for online threat against Youngstown JCC

Search reveals assault weapons, ammunition, and anti-Semitic propaganda in suspect's home.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/08/2019 18:34
Ohio shooter praised Satan, obsessed with killing

Ohio shooter praised Satan, obsessed with killing

How did the Ohio killer buy a rifle? Classmates say he was investigated by the police for making a 'hit list' and 'rape list.'Sara Rubenstein, 05/08/2019 20:31
Trump speaks on Texas, Ohio mass shootings

Trump speaks on Texas, Ohio mass shootings

President Trump delivers remarks from White House Diplomatic Reception Room, addresses shootings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2019 17:45
Dayton shooter carried at least 100 rounds

Dayton shooter carried at least 100 rounds

Dayton Police say 24-year-old behind Saturday night's shooting wore a bulletproof vest, mask and hearing protection.Ben Ariel, 04/08/2019 23:59
Ohio shooter identified, gunman's sister was one of the victims

Ohio shooter identified, gunman's sister was one of the victims

Connor Betts, a 24-year old 'young white male' killed 9 and injured 27 in less than a minute with an assault-style rifle.Sara Rubenstein, 04/08/2019 21:53
At least 9 killed in Ohio shooting

At least 9 killed in Ohio shooting

At least 16 others injured after police called to deal with an "active shooter" in Dayton, Ohio. Shooter confirmed dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2019 11:59
Ohio man sent to prison for attacking man he thought was Jewish

Ohio man sent to prison for attacking man he thought was Jewish

Ohio man sentenced to 30 months in prison for beating up someone he believed to be Jewish.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 20/07/2019 00:58
Ohio doctor fired again for 'give the Jews wrong medicine' tweet

Ohio doctor fired again for 'give the Jews wrong medicine' tweet

Doctor expelled from California residency program over anti-Semitic social media comments after being fired from program in Ohio.Marcy Oster, JTA, 05/04/2019 08:00
GOP lawmakers from Ohio ask DoJ to monitor anti-Semitic attacks

GOP lawmakers from Ohio ask DoJ to monitor anti-Semitic attacks

House delegation of Ohio Republicans urge Department of Justice to monitor if growing anti-Semitic rhetoric correlates to rise in attacks.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 03/04/2019 14:47
Ohio man indicted over suspected plot to attack synagogue

Ohio man indicted over suspected plot to attack synagogue

Man suspected of planning attack on synagogue in Toledo indicted on charges of targeting a Jewish house of worship.Ben Ariel, 31/01/2019 04:50
Ohio police dept. 'cancels all crime' due to extreme cold

Ohio police dept. 'cancels all crime' due to extreme cold

The Kettering Police Department announces cancellation of crime as temperatures fall below 0 Fahrenheit.Gary Willig, 30/01/2019 22:57
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
Medical resident in Cleveland fired for mocking Jewish patients

Medical resident in Cleveland fired for mocking Jewish patients

Medical resident fired over scores of anti-Semitic social media posts, including some claiming she purposely gave Jews wrong medications.Marcy Oster, JTA, 01/01/2019 14:54
Ohio man convicted of anti-Semitic attack - for beating non-Jew

Ohio man convicted of anti-Semitic attack - for beating non-Jew

33-year-old Ohio man convicted of hate crime after he beat victim he believed was Jewish. 'I want to kill all the Jews,' assailant said.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/12/2018 15:26
Ohio man arrested for plotting to attack synagoue

Ohio man arrested for plotting to attack synagoue

Suspect sought to copy Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 dead.JTA, 10/12/2018 21:19
Anti-Israel protesters attempt to crash Ben Shapiro appearance

Anti-Israel protesters attempt to crash Ben Shapiro appearance

Far-left protesters attempt to crash American-Jewish conservative's speech at Ohio State, chant 'Free Palestine', 'Intifada'.David Rosenberg, 15/11/2018 22:34
Congressional candidate ad blames 'billionaire Communist Jews'

Congressional candidate ad blames 'billionaire Communist Jews'

Radio spot says TV networks controlled by 'billionaire Communist Jews' and 'anti-American' Jews control computer election vendors.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 05/11/2018 19:49
Haunted house has ‘Swastika Saturday’ on day of synagogue attack

Haunted house has ‘Swastika Saturday’ on day of synagogue attack

Halloween haunted house in Ohio says it 'screw up big time' after it held 'Swastika Saturday' on day of synagogue massacre.JTA, 31/10/2018 07:28
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
Ohio gets new Jewish newspaper

Ohio gets new Jewish newspaper

Replaces recently closed Ohio Jewish Chronicle, shut down last month after 96-year run.JTA, 12/08/2018 21:04
Jewish candidate's campaign sign defaced with swastika

Jewish candidate's campaign sign defaced with swastika

Campaign sign for Jewish congressional candidate from Ohio defaced with swastika - two days before the state primary.JTA, 10/05/2018 14:41