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After facing threats, Kentucky rabbi set to offer educational courses on anti-Semitism

 

August 28, 2020

Rabbi Shlomo Litvin, co-director of Chabad of the Bluegrass in Lexington, Ky.

(JNS) - After denouncing racist, anti-Semitic fliers left around his community earlier this month and then being threatened by a neo-Nazi leader, Rabbi Shlomo Litvin of Lexington, Ky., aims to educate others on what Judaism and anti-Semitism are all about.

The trouble began more than a week ago when people in suburban Lexington neighborhoods received fliers urging "Aryan men and women stand up" and said, in part, "Blood and Soil ... Jews will not replace us, Blacks will not replace us, Mexicans will not replace us ... ."

Litvin and his wife, Shoshi, who co-direct Chabad of the Bluegrass,...



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