The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Rabbi Shlomo Litvin explains one of the exhibit pieces to a group who attended the showing of the Contemporary Anti-Semitism exhibit on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

On-campus photo exhibit showed the local effects of anti-Semitism

Natalie Parks November 19, 2019

Although art is rarely ever just art, rarely is an exhibit as intentionally instructional as the latest to be shown at UK.Titled Contemporary Anti-Semitism, the photo exhibit showed at the Singletary Center...

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

Coexisting is key: Religions on UK’s campus help unite students

Emily Baehner April 23, 2019

On a campus with over 500 student organizations, the University of Kentucky has 23 organizations with a religious or spiritual self-designation that are registered with the Office of Student Organizations...

Senior social work majors Katie Marcum (left), Jordan Gennuso and Makayla Lindsey light candles during the vigil held at the Jewish student center on UKs campus in Lexington, Kentucky on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. The vigil was held in solidarity and remembrance of the victims of the reportedly anti-semitic shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘Tremendous’ response supports vigil at UK Jewish Student Center

Rick Childress October 29, 2018

Close to 100 members of the local community piled onto the front lawn and onto the porch of the UK Jewish Student Center for a vigil on Monday night in response to the deadly shooting of 11 congregants...

Rabbi Litvin

Rosh Hashanah, Jewish holidays at UK are open to the curious

Rick Childress September 10, 2018

Observant students on Monday and Tuesday may wonder why a man in a black hat who is probably short of breath is running around campus vigorously blowing into a ram’s horn.Curious students are encouraged...

Jewish Student Center’s Seder meals are open to all UK students

Rick Childress March 27, 2018

In celebration of Passover, the Jewish Student Center will be holding two Seder meals this weekend— and the meals are open to all UK students who want to experience an authentic Seder.Rabbi Litvin of...

UK Jewish Student Center shines light on attack

By McKenna Horsley November 10, 2016

Rabbi Shlomo Litvin and one of his colleagues came to the UK Jewish Student Center and Chabad on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 27 to find someone had vandalized the center.The center's Mezuzah, a scroll...

Load More Stories