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Orthodox Students Struck by Paintballs in Beachwood

By Jane Kaufman

Two 15-year-old boys who were walking on South Green Road were hit with paintballs in a drive-by incident at about 11:15 p.m. June 4.

The incident took place directly in front of Waxman Chabad Center of Cleveland in Beachwood and at least one paintball hit a retaining wall …

Swastika found near dorm at University of Toledo

The graffiti was found Tuesday and has since been removed, but not before causing a wave of concern for Jewish students and the local community.

By:  Michael Tatar (WTOL)

TOLEDO, Ohio — University of Toledo officials found a swastika painted on the ground near the Honors Academic Vill…

Apparent Anti-Semitic Graffiti Scrawled on Lake View Buildings

    According to the Anti-Defamation League, anti-Semitic incidents in the Midwest have gone up by 84% since 2016

Capitol riot 'inspiration for extremism', FBI boss warns

From the BBC:

The number of US homegrown terror cases has risen sharply, the FBI boss has said, as he warned that the deadly January Capitol riot may serve as 'inspiration' for extremists.

Some 2,000 FBI domestic terror probes are open, up from 1,400 at the end of 2020, Director Chri…

Wisconsin sees 36% increase in reported antisemitic incidents in 2020

MILWAUKEE — Antisemitic incidents reported in Wisconsin increased 36% from 2019 to 2020, according to a report released today by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

“2020 was sadly, but not surprisingly, another high-water mark year for antisemitic in…