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[WCPO:] In the face of racist incidents, she couldn't stand by

A pair of racist incidents in southern Ohio basketball -- Kings students donning jerseys with anti-black racial slurs in January and Elder's student cheering section using similar slurs to taunt a rival team -- prompted an avalanche of public castigation and an equally frantic deluge of …

[WCPO:] Interfaith marriages can require big compromises

When it came to finding a wife, being outspoken paid off for Ali Diop. The Springfield Township resident was walking in Florence one day in 2005 when he called out to Elizabeth Cunningham, "Hey girl, what is your number? I'd like to know you." They began dating and married that same…

[WCPO:] Local synagogues get creative to keep Passover celebration relevant

Earlier this month, the women of Adath Israel synagogue in Amberley Village observed Passover with a special ingredient: chocolate. Jews observe the first night of Passover with a traditional meal called a Seder. It includes a retelling of the story of the Jews’ exodus from Egypt, as…

[WCPO:] Gen-Z relieved to escape their smartphones for several weeks

Members of Generation Z are relieved when placed in a situation where they are unable to access their smartphones for several weeks, according to a study conducted by Screen Education, a non-profit organization that addresses smartphone addiction, and Camp Livingston, a Cincinnati-based…

[The Times of Israel:] Natan Sharansky: A man of partnership

I never thought that becoming a Jewish Agency shlicha (Israeli emissary) in the Jewish community of Cincinnati would lead me to the moment where I found myself sitting with Natan Sharansky — the living legend — in a chavruta (one-on-one studying) around a Jewish text. It was a cool…