UPDATE: Rabbi Litvin responds to Chabad of KY synagogue destroyed by weekend fire
Louisville Metro Arson Unit is investigating
UPDATE (4/25/22) – After the Chabad house in Louisville was destroyed in a weekend fire, Rabbi Shlomo Litvin, the Director of Chabad of the Bluegrass and the UK Jewish Student Center, is responding.
LOUISVILLE, KY. (ASSOCIATED PRESS/WDRB) – A Kentucky arson unit is investigating after a fire destroyed a Louisville synagogue and worship center on the final day of Passover.
WDRB-TV reports the blaze started as a grease fire in a building adjoining Lou
isville’s Chabad House early Saturday morning.
Firefighters brought it under control, but it apparently rekindled around noon and the Chabad House caught fire.
No one was injured, but the sanctuary and nearly everything in it were destroyed.
Only the Torah scrolls were rescued.
The Louisville Metro Arson Unit is investigating.
Chabad of Kentucky does have a recovery fund set up. You can help by donating at the link below.