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[WVXU] Troubling Hate Crime Statistics Released

The city of Cincinnati had a total of 30 reported hate crimes in 2018, according to the latest FBI statistics, which lag by a year. Those numbers fell by 27% from 2017, but are among the highest number of hate crimes per capita among Ohio cities. 

The recently released 2018 federal hate c…

[Catholic Telegraph] Catholic Charities Celebrates Champions of Mercy

Acts of mercy occur every day—and are often overlooked. But when sharing God’s mercy becomes a way of life rather than an occasional occurrence, it’s impossible not to take notice. Two groups in the Greater Cincinnati area also received the Champion of Mercy award: the Jewish Communi…

[Cleveland American] Locally-Created Mensch on a Bench Now Talks!

In just a short 5-year span, The Mensch on a Bench has gone from a "joke" on ABC's Shark Tank to a deal, and then to a lasting household brand known by Jews and non-Jews alike. With his signature smile and black hat, The Mensch on a Bench - with over 4 billion media impressions - is the most…

[Enquirer] Families banded together to help domestic abuse victims

This is what agape love looks like.

More than 20 women braved chilly temperatures and the threat of rain Tuesday morning to do a huge favor for other women – whom they likely will never meet. They gathered at a white, two-story multi-family dwelling in Roselawn and unpacked things most…

[FOX 19] Local Organization Packs Thanksgiving Meals for Families in Need

Green beans, stuffing, and all the works were bagged up Sunday morning for the annual Thanksgiving Mitzvah, organized by the Women’s Philanthropy Division of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.

Volunteers packaged 180 kosher and non-kosher Thanksgiving meals to fill the Jewish Family Ser…