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Lexington rabbi spreads message of love during "No Hate No Fear" rally

Posted: 10:33 PM, Jan 12, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-12 23:50:03-05
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — In the past month there have been several acts of violence on the Jewish Faith

Lexington Rabbi Shlomo Litvin and several others are standing up against these hate crimes and spreading a message of unity.

Sunday, January 12, several people gathered in Lexington's Courthouse Plaza for an event called, "No Hate No Fear."

Rabbi Litvin said everyone needs to take a stand against antisemitism and if you see something, you should say something, "we need to make no excuse for hateful comments whether they come from friend or foe."

Congressman Andy Barr was also there and said he is saddened by all the hatred in the world, especially in congress, "as leaders in this country we should not tolerate antisemitic views expressed especially in congress."

Supporters say progress cannot be made through more hatred, "the answer to hatred is never hatred," says Aaron Rothke, the President of Jewish Advocacy of Kentucky.