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  • Indiana House unanimously passes anti-BDS bill

    2 weeks ago

    The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill banning state dealings with entities that boycott Israel.

    The bill sent to the state’s Senate on Jan. 26 defines “the promotion of activities to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel” as meeting the standard of...

  • Camper Ethan Kadish’s condition still critical after lightning strike

    July 5, 2013 | 10:05 am

    Ethan Kadish, the only one of three campers still hospitalized after being struck by lightning Saturday at a Jewish camp in Indiana, remains in critical but stable condition.

    The 12-year-old from Cincinnati requires help with his breathing and needs his chest cleared, according...

  • The Iranian threat hits home

    March 9, 2012 | 12:29 pm

    Amid analysis of the Iranian nuclear threat and how America should respond on a national level, recent attacks on Israeli embassies in India and Georgia has Jewish institutions asking a question that is much closer to home: Does Iran pose a local terror threat?

    “Homeland security...

  • Jewish college student missing in Indiana

    June 6, 2011 | 10:59 am

    Police, family and friends are searching for Lauren Spierer, a sophomore at Indiana University who is missing.

    Spierer, 20, who is Jewish, has been missing since early on the morning of June 3, the Indiana Daily Student reported.

    Fliers with the native New Yorker’s picture and...

  • Appeals court upholds kosher meals for Indiana prisoners

    May 10, 2011 | 10:30 am

    The Indiana Department of Corrections must provide kosher food for observant Jewish inmates after an appeals court dismissed the department’s appeal of a lower court decision.

    The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Monday in Maston Willis v. Commission, Indiana Department of...

  • Indiana U. fires suspect in anti-Semitic attack

    December 22, 2010 | 11:00 am

    Indiana University reportedly has fired an employee who was identified as a suspect in one attack in a series on Jewish targets.

    Mark Zacharias, the scholarship coordinator of IU’s Hutton Honors College Scholarship, was let go after working at the university for seven years, The...

  • More attacks hit Jewish targets at Indiana Univ.

    December 1, 2010 | 10:53 am

    The desecration of holy texts was among three new attacks on Jewish targets at Indiana University that come in the wake of two earlier incidents.

    A rock was thrown Tuesday morning through the window of an apartment above the Chabad Jewish student center, located just off the...