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Rabbi: UK Jewish Student Center vandalized in apparent hate crime

A Lexington Jewish leader is asking people to speak out against hate after someone vandalized the University of Kentucky's Jewish Student Center over the weekend.

Flyers, threat prompt anti-hatred education effort

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - In response to flyers of hate, and a threatening phone call to the center, Chabad of the Bluegrass will launch...

Lexington Jewish community brave rain to remember tradition and tragedy

As the end of the 8-day Jewish holiday Hanukkah comes to and end, Jewish people across the country are somber instead of celebratory.

Local rabbi reacts to synagogue shooting in California

Jewish communities all across the world and in Lexington have been shaken by the synagogue shooting in California.

McConnell terms shootings as hate crimes

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and Kentucky grocery store shooting fit the definition of hate crimes, and he says the death penalty should apply in such cases.

‘I’m barely breathing’: Synagogue survivor recounts terror

A survivor of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre described Sunday how he and other terrorized worshippers concealed themselves in a supply closet as the gunman stepped over the body of a man he had just shot and killed, entered their darkened hiding spot and looked around.

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.

Fort Campbell probes Jewish services volunteer’s dismissal

A Fort Campbell official says the Army post is investigating why a volunteer who provided holy day and weekly Jewish services was terminated.

Anne Frank exhibit opens at Louisville library

An exhibit featuring family photographs of Anne Frank has opened at Louisville Free Public Library and continues through Feb. 27.

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