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Arson probe launched after Chabad of Louisville destroyed in fire during Passover

Jewish outreach center serving Kentucky's Jewish community destroyed by fire over the weekend, on last day of Passover.

Arson probe launched after Chabad of Kentucky destroyed in fire

'Jewish women mate for life,' says Kentucky lawmaker

Kentucky state representative raises eyebrows with comments on Jewish women and invention of gas used by Nazis to murder Jews.

'Jewish women mate for life,' says Kentucky lawmaker

Two Kentucky lawmakers apologize for use of the phrase ‘Jew them down’

State Sen. Rick Girdler, State Rep. Walker Thomas, use phrase derogatory towards Jews, then apologize.

Two Kentucky lawmakers apologize for saying 'Jew them down'

BLM bails out gunman who tried to kill Louisville mayoral candidate

Louisville Jewish politician ‘traumatized again’ by the release of his assailant, as his case becomes fodder for bail debates.

BLM bails out man who tried to kill Louisville mayoral candidate

Activist charged with attempted murder of Kentucky Jewish mayoral candidate

Activist from Louisville, Kentucky, charged with attempted murder after shooting at mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg.

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Kentucky Jewish mayoral candidate recalls: The gunman aimed directly at me

Craig Greenberg, who is running for mayor of Louisville, recalls incident in which man fired at him point-blank.

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Shots fired at Louisville Jewish mayoral candidate

An assassin attempted to shoot Jewish Louisville, Kentucky Democratic mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg in his office on Monday morning.

Shots fired at Louisville Jewish mayoral candidate

Biden addresses Kentucky tornado disaster

President Joe Biden responds to the tornadoes that ripped through Kentucky, saying 'whatever is needed' will happen.

Biden addresses Kentucky tornado disaster

Kentucky: At least 70 dead in tornado

Over 56,000 left without power as tornadoes rage through Kentucky, governor says.

Kentucky: At least 70 dead in tornado

Kentucky congressman and staunch supporter of Israel announces retirement

John Yarmuth, Jewish congressman from Kentucky, to retire from the House.

Kentucky congressman, supporter of Israel, announces retirement

Antisemitic incidents up 850% in Kentucky in 2020

The most targeted hotspot is the University of Kentucky's Jewish Center, where attacks described as "an avalanche."

Antisemitic incidents up 850% in Kentucky in 2020

University of Kentucky frat members make Nazi salute in front of Jewish pledge

Campus Jewish community upset that university not taking the anti-Semitic incident seriously enough after lacklustre response.

Uni of Kentucky frat members make Nazi salute in front of pledge

Kentucky to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

The measure to adopt the definition was included in a state resolution to condemning anti-Semitism approved this week.

Kentucky to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Lexington, KY Chabad community facing string of anti-Semitic attacks

Attack committed outside Jewish student center on Hanukkah in latest in strong of anti-Semitic attacks.

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Man run over during anti-Semitic attack on Chabad menorah lighting in Kentucky

1 injured in attack on Chabad menorah lightning ceremony in Lexington, Kentucky.

Man run over during anti-Semitic attack on KY menorah lighting

High school journalists reveal Hitler quotes in Kentucky police training materials

Student journalists reveal seemingly positive use of quotes from Hitler's Mein Kampf in training materials used by Kentucky State Police.

KY police under fire for quoting Hitler in training material

2 police officers shot in Louisville

Two officers with the Louisville Metro Police shot as riots intensify.

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Kentucky AG to Joe Biden: 'I'm Black, I'm not in chains'

Kentucky' AG Daniel Cameron slams Joe Biden, says: 'I am Black, you can't tell me how to vote because of the color of my skin.'

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Karen Berg will become only Jewish member of Kentucky state legislature

Karen Berg flips Republican district in Kentucky State Senate in special election, becoming only Jewish member in legislature.

Special election gives Kentucky Senate its only Jewish member

Democrats record achievements in Virginia and Kentucky

Democratic Party wins control of the Virginia General Assembly. Meanwhile, its candidate wins the race for Kentucky Governor.

Democrats record achievements in Virginia and Kentucky

Kentucky governor signs anti-BDS legislation

Governor Mathew Bevin codifies into law executive order aimed at companies that participate in campaign to boycott Israel.

Kentucky governor signs anti-BDS legislation

Kentucky bars state contractors from joining anti-Israel boycott

Kentucky's governor rips 'anti-Semitic, repugnant' Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, signs ban into law.

Kentucky bars state contractors from joining anti-Israel boycott

Man arrested for stealing Torah scroll from Louisville hospital

Man suspected of stealing hospital Torah arrested by hospital security, who believed him to be same person seen in footage 2 days prior.

Man arrested for stealing Torah scroll from Louisville hospital

Meet the man connecting Israel and Kentucky

Kentucky mayoral candidate Alan Keck thinks that business ties between his city and Israel can flourish.

Meet the man connecting Israel and Kentucky

Rand Paul has damaged lung, pneumonia after assault

Wife of GOP senator who suffered damaged lung, broken ribs after Democrat neighbor assaulted him denies claims attack was personal dispute.

Rand Paul has damaged lung, pneumonia after assault

Historic Maine synagogue to be turned into high-end apartments

Communities bid farewell to two historic synagogues sold to developers planning to raze them, build high-end apartments.

Historic Maine synagogue to be turned into high-end apartments

Aide: Rand Paul suffered 'potentially life-threatening injuries'

Republican senator's injuries more serious than initially reported, after neighbor, a registered Democrat, assaulted senator.

Aide: Rand Paul suffered 'potentially life-threatening injuries'

Rand Paul assaulted outside of Kentucky home

Republican senator injured after being beaten by neighbor in front of his home in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Rand Paul assaulted outside of Kentucky home

Syrian Jews secretly evacuated to Kentucky

Three Syrian-Jewish families, including seven children, spirited out of war-torn country and resettled in Jewish community in Louisville.

Syrian Jews secretly evacuated to Kentucky

Clinton narrowly defeats Sanders in Kentucky

Clinton narrowly ahead of rival Sanders in Kentucky's Democratic presidential primary.

Clinton narrowly defeats Sanders in Kentucky

Huckabee: No One Should be Jailed for Beliefs

The Supreme Court cannot make up a law, former Arkansas governor tells Arutz Sheva after clerk jailed over gay marriage.

Huckabee: No One Should be Jailed for their Beliefs

Kentucky Man Turns Himself In With Style

26-year-old in small town drives into police station and nearly crashes into cop car, before making an unusual request.

Kentucky Man Turns Himself In With Style

Baby Born on Interstate Highway - Because of Obama

Emergency delivery in a massive traffic jam. Was the culprit an accident, or natural disaster? No: it was Obama.

Baby Born on Interstate Highway - Because of Obama Motorcade

U.S. Senate Candidate Uses Anti-Semitic Signs

Robert Ransdell, candidate in Kentucky, posts signs saying "With Jews We Lose".

U.S. Senate Candidate Uses Anti-Semitic Signs