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Synagogues on heightened alert during high holidays

Originally posted by WishTV

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — For people of the Jewish faith, Rosh Hashanah is the celebration of a new Jewish calendar year.

The holiday begins at sundown on Sept. 15. It is followed by Yom Kippur on September 24th and 25th, which is a day of atonement for Jews.


Local officer messages reveal anti-Semitic, racial & homophobic rhetoric

Originally posted by: FOX59

GREENWOOD, Ind. — Documents obtained through a public records request by FOX59/CBS4 give some insight into the instant messages exchanged between a number of Greenwood police officers that led to the resignation of three officers and the suspension of two other…

Police investigating homophobic graffiti found near Jewish Resource Center

Originally published by: A4

According to authorities, homophobic graffiti was found on the sidewalk in front of the Jewish Resource Center on Hill Street.

The organization is located near the University of Michigan campus and provides support to students seeking to stay involved or become …

2 men arrested for spray-painting hate speech, swastikas

Originally published by: Lake & Mchenry County Scanner

Two men have been arrested after they allegedly defaced numerous businesses in Round Lake Beach by spray-painting hate speech and swastikas early Tuesday morning.

David M. Dolan, 18, of unincorporated Lake Villa, and Anthony P. Shields…

Lexington man arrested for alleged threats toward local rabbi

Originally published by: LEX18

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man has been arrested after allegedly making threats to a local religious leader and to the Chabad Jewish Student Center, which is located just off the University of Kentucky campus.

Police say on Thursday, August 10, a…