“You are a felon.” Those were the words texted by one high school kid to another after the boy bragged via text about raping an unconscious 16 year old girl in Steubenville, Ohio.
Ohio has bought $42 million in Israel Bonds, reportedly the largest single government purchase of Israel Bonds in U.S. history.
Jewish Senate hopefuls in Hawaii, Ohio and Nevada went down to defeat.
So the Jewish vote didn’t make much difference after all. Not even in Florida. Had Romney taken Florida, had he won this election, we could have argued that the 31 percent of Jews he was able to win over in the Sunshine State played an important role in his razor-thin victory. But he lost the election, Jewish gains notwithstanding. Thus, the first lesson, then, for Jewish Republicans like Sheldon Adelson should be as follows: If you have resources to spend on campaigning, if you are truly committed to the cause, spend your time and money assisting your party in winning over the people without whom elections cannot be won: Latinos.
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel failed in his bid to unseat Sen. Sherrod Brown.
President Obama won 69 percent of the Jewish vote according to an exit poll.
The family wedding. The entrance to the local synagogue. The future of Israel. Your precious grandchild.
I spent last week speaking to thousands of Romney supporters in four “battleground” states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida and Virginia. I traveled with my Salem Radio Network colleagues Hugh Hewitt and Michael Medved and the actor Jon Voight, one of the few Hollywood stars who is a politically outspoken conservative.
A couple of weeks ago, when I wrote a “Romney Wins First Debate” column, I didn’t think I was going out on a limb. Obama’s re-election was looking increasingly likely, but audiences don’t show up to watch paint dry.
An American Jewish Committee survey of Jewish voters in Ohio, a battleground state, has the community favoring President Obama in similar numbers to polls elsewhere.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) announced that he will not run for a House seat in Washington after losing the Democratic nomination for his seat in Ohio.
A now-defunct Muslim charity was removed from a U.S. government list of suspected terrorist organizations following a legal battle of more than four years.
Super Tuesday Republican primaries were a race between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, Republicans selected a Jewish veteran for Ohio's senate run, and Dennis Kucinich lost his bid for reelection.
Mitt Romney failed to land a knockout blow against rival Rick Santorum on "Super Tuesday," raising the prospect of a drawn-out battle for the Republican presidential nomination between the party's establishment and its grassroots conservatives.
Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, spoke to a Chabad synagogue in Florida.
A population study of the greater Cleveland area found that the Jewish population has remained relatively stable over the last 15 years.
A Jewish retirement community in Ohio has opened what it is calling the state’s first shelter for abused elderly.
Events over the past week provide a case study in extremism.
The family of a 14-year-old Ohio girl is suing school officials in the state for allowing bullying and anti-Semitic attacks aimed at their daughter.
The State of Ohio's Department of Development is closing its trade office in Israel.
Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher won the Democratic primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Ohio.
Although it illuminates large themes, the Maltz Museum is compact. The permanent exhibit occupies 7,000 square feet of the 24,000-square-foot minimalist building, which is faced in luminous Jerusalem limestone. Elsewhere, exhibits throughout the meandering rooms and alcoves engage and inform museum-goers.