When Izmir Koch thought a person he saw outside a restaurant was Jewish, he and his companions attacked him. The victim turned out not to be Jewish.
There were no arrests, injuries or reports of violence.
“Believe me, if there was a way to keep them out we definitely would,” said Montgomery County Commission president Debbie Lieberman.
All 17 Republican House members from Ohio asked the Department of Justice to track anti-Semitic attacks, which it already does.
Health shares are cheap and shaped by religious values. But they don’t guarantee coverage and the first Jewish one carries an additional red flag.
He allegedly said “I want to stab the Jews,” getting him convicted of a hate crime, even though the person he attacked wasn’t Jewish.
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He told an undercover FBI agent that he was inspired by the shooting attack on a synagogue building in Pittsburgh that left 11 worshippers dead.
“But our relationship grew more and more, and he ended up being probably the best coach I ever played for,” he said.
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