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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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 addresses members of the UK and Lexington communities gathered in solidarity with UKs Jewish community on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Jacobs Science Building on UKs campus in Lexington, Ky. The Jewish Student center’s sign was forcibly removed in an act of vandalism early in the morning on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Campus, civic leaders gather with Jewish Student Center, community to stand against prejudice

Arden Barnes January 26, 2018

The sun set in Lexington at 5:53 on Thursday night. About an hour later, members of the UK and Lexington communities gathered in solidarity as a light in the darkness.Approximately 200 people met in the...

Racial hate crime committed at WKU students’ apartment

Madison Rexroat January 18, 2018

Just days after Martin Luther King Day and an act of vandalism at UK’s Jewish Student Center, another hate crime incident occurred at Western Kentucky University.Two black WKU students were greeted yesterday...

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