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.
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?
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.
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 Corrections.
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 Herald-Times in Bloomington reported Tuesday. He has been charged with felony institutional criminal mischief. Zacharias had turned himself in on Dec. 17 and was released after posting a $500 bond.
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 university campus, nearly hitting a student and putting a hole in the opposite wall. Four non-Jewish students live in the Chabad apartment. Less than an hour later, a rock was thrown at the staff directory glass display case for the Robert A. and Sandra B. Borns Jewish Studies Program, causing damage.