Antisemitism Task Force

​​​​​​​​The Kentucky Antisemtism Task Force was created by Gov. Andy Beshear's ​Executive Order 2023-007​ to identify and acknowledge the growing threat of antisemitism in the commonwealth, to assess existing educational programs, and more. Click here to read the executiv​e order and learn more.

The Governor announced the Task Force at his December 21, 2023, weekly Team Kentucky Update and included video messages from Task Force members. Click here​ to watch the press conference.

Task Force Meetings
​​​​Date
Meeting Topic
Age​nda
​Video
05/15/2024
​Addressing Antisemitism and Discrimination on College Campuses
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Watch​
03/20/2024
​Promoting Antisemitism Education in Kentucky K-12 Schools
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Watch​
​01/24/2024
Rise of Antisemitism in Kentucky and the United States
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Watch

​​RESOURCES​​

The White House

​U.S. Department of Education​ Office for Civil ​​Rights

U.S. Department of Education Ce​​nter for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships​

U.S. Department of Justice

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Related News

May 16, 2024
‘Tsunami of hate’ flooding Kentucky and its colleges as antisemitism rates soar​
Lexington Herald-Leader


​Task Force Members

Jonathan Miller, chair

Jerry Abramson
Bill Altman
Dr. Muhammad Babar
Sen. Karen Berg
Gary Broadbent
Aaron Ann Cole-Funfsinn
Ralph Green
Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg
Rep. Daniel Grossberg
Mindy Haas
Nancy Hoffman
Rabbi Beth Jacowitz
David Kaplan
Rev. Corrie Shull
Beth Solomon
Sara Wagner
Lior Yaron

Ex-officio
Lexington Police Chief Lawrence Wethers
Louisville Police Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel


Contact​

antisemitism.taskforce@ky.gov​

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