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South Street Temple in Lincoln, Nebraska was the subject of an act of vandalism on February 21, 2020

Windows smashed at Reform synagogue in Peoria, Illinois

The damage to Congregation Anshai Emeth, a Reform synagogue, took place between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
25/05/2020
Security officers stand with binoculars on the roof of a Synagogue, Chicago, 2008.

Police increase patrols outside Chicago Jewish institutions after attack

The building was not damaged and no injuries were reported, police forces are now working closely with the FBI to investigate the incident.

Ohio shooting

Aurora shooting claims 5 lives as gunman opens fire

"The President has been briefed and is monitoring the ongoing situation," said White House Spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.

By REUTERS
16/02/2019

Rabbi appointed to serve in Illinois legislature

Rabbi Yehiel Kalish, 43 and a father of six, was sworn in to the state’s House of Representatives on Sunday night.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
23/01/2019
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner

Illinois governor calls for inquiry of Airbnb over settlements policy

“We find Airbnb’s decision highly disturbing and we are calling on the company to reverse its West Bank decision,” Illinois Governor Rauner said.

 Bruce Rauner

Illinois governor calls to ‘vote for anybody’ but neo-Nazi candidate

The governor of Illinois, who called on a neo-Nazi candidate for a Chicago-area congressional seat to drop out of the race, has called on voters to “vote for anybody” else.

By JTA
09/07/2018
The 35 students from the Gies College Business School.

University of Illinois students finish 10-day visit to Israel

"This trip has given me a new perspective on Israel," participant says.

CNN host Alisyn Camerota interviews Neo-Nazi congressional candidate Arthur Jones

Illinois Holocaust denier wins Republican congressional primary

The national Republican Party and the Illinois Republican Party have disavowed Jones.

By JTA
21/03/2018
Illinois Governorial candidates Daniel Biss (left) and J.B. Pritzker

Spot the differences between the two Jewish candidates for Illinois governor

In Democratic race for Illinois governor, the two top candidates are Jewish. The similarity ends there.

By JTA
26/02/2018
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