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Save The Date: March 15 On the Table Community Discussions

On March 15, Blue Grass Community Foundation is introducing On the Table to Lexington, a community-wide event to discuss not only what makes our city great, but what we can do to make it better. 

On that day, volunteers throughout Lexington will host small groups of 8 to 12 indiv…

SAVE THE DATE - JFNA National GA Mission to Israel: October 17-24, 2018!

Mark your calendars now for October 2018. That’s when the National GA Mission to Israel: October 17-24, 2018 will actually culminate in Federations’ annual General Assembly (GA) October 22-24—which will take place for the first time ever in Tel Aviv — Israel’s hub for culture and…

How Will You Participate this Tzeason?

By Talia Smolkin 


During Tzeason of Tzedakah this year, we have the opportunity to look deeply at each other, at the people serving alongside us, and the people we are serving. It is easy to interact with others without truly seeing them, but Jewish tradition calls upon…

Camp Shalom – 48 successful summers, 50th is around the corner

By Tamara Ohayon

The summer of 2016 brought us another two-week opportunity for fun and Jewish experiences at our community day camp, Camp Shalom. With returning and new staff, a wonderful influx of new campers, new programming, and yet another year on the beautiful Camp Shawano Girl Scou…

Introducing Your New Federation Staff


Tamara Ohayon,Executive Director 


JULY 21, 2016 

LEXINGTON, KY – Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass (JFB) is proud to announce the hiring of two new staff members, Rabbi Sharon Cohen and Dani…