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Ten members of the UK and Lexington communities took part in a prayer during the event held in solidarity with UKs Jewish community on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Jacobs Science Building on UKs campus in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Vandalism, violence: Jewish student center weathers the danger of rising storm

Daniel Jeong January 12, 2021

Chabad of the Bluegrass is no stranger to antisemitism.The organization, which in part runs the Jewish Student Center at UK, has been the target of repeated vandalism. The sign outside of its campus house...

Rabbi Shlomo Litvin of the Chabad of the Bluegrass holds the broken Jewish Student Center sign in front of the posts the sign was previously mounted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

After vandalization, UK Jewish Student Center won’t be intimidated

Lauren Campbell November 10, 2020

Sunday evening, Chabad of the Bluegrass Rabbi Shlomo Litvin went to the UK Jewish Student Center on campus to supervise construction to the sidewalk outside of the center. After arriving, Litvin discovered...

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Assassination or Self-Defense: Suleimani

Anita Srinivasan January 21, 2020

The United States is considered a superpower by several countries around the world. With this title comes many responsibilities, one of which is the necessity to strategically protect our citizens and...

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What it means to be Muslim: a response to the New Zealand mosque shooting

Saadia Akhtar March 18, 2019

Anger. Sadness. Frustration.On Friday, a white supremacist opened fire at two mosques, killing 50 and injuring over 20 others. So far, the youngest of the victims was only three years old. I cannot begin...

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Ohio State attacker felt isolated as a Muslim on campus, posted to Facebook minutes before attack

Madison Rexroat November 30, 2016

The student who injured 11 people on Monday in a deliberate attack at Ohio State University, now identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, once felt isolated as a Muslim on campus.Artan and his family fled...

UK students, faculty and staff safe in France

News Staff July 15, 2016

UK confirmed all students, faculty and staff in France are safe after a terror attack Thursday night in Nice, France. LEX18 reported UK Public Relations said no one with the university was in Nice during...

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