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[WCPO:] Anti-Semitic incidents surged nearly 60% in 2017

Anti-Semitic incidents in the US surged nearly 60% in 2017, driven in part by an increase in such cases in schools and college campuses, a new report says. It's the largest single-year increase on record -- and every state reported at least one incident for the first time since at least…

[WVXU Cincinnati:] Talk Of Change After Racist Chants Elder Basketball Game

This has been a week of apology and reflection at Elder High School. When the West Side school played St. Xavier on February 2, Elder's student cheering section hurled racist chants at two players on the opposing team and called St. X fans by a homophobic slur. Joining us to discuss the…

[Cleveland Jewish News:] Cincinnati’s Rabbi Barr ends bid for Congress

Rabbi Robert Barr, a rabbi at Congregation Beth Adam in the Cincinnati suburb of Loveland, has ended his bid for U.S. Congress. Barr, 62, was running as a Democrat and trying to become the first rabbi to serve in Congress and was running in Ohio's 1st Congressional District. He was to…

[CityBeat:] Five Big Questions with Jeff Pastor

City Council’s three newcomers will have to wrestle with a number of tough questions now that they’ve been sworn in. CityBeat reached out to each — Republican Jeff Pastor and Democrats Greg Landsman and Tamaya Dennard — to ask five in particular. Find responses by Dennard here and…

[CityBeat:] Five Big Questions with Greg Landsman

City Council’s three newcomers will have to wrestle with a number of tough questions now that they’ve been sworn in. CityBeat reached out to each — Republican Jeff Pastor and Democrats Greg Landsman and Tamaya Dennard — to ask five in particular. You can find Dennard’s responses…