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Lexington and Regional Jewish Resources
The mission of the Federation is to promote and foster unity and cohesion in the Jewish community of Central Kentucky; to improve the quality of Jewish life in the community by developing and maintaining recreational, social, cultural, community service and leisure activities; and to provide financial assistance and moral support to the State of Israel, Jewish people in all countries and selected charities.
Temple Adath Israel is Lexington’s Reform congregation.
Lexington Havurah: contact Gail Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Kentucky Hillel serves Jewish students at UK and other local colleges.
B’nai Brith: For information on the local B’nai B’rith chapter, contact
Hadassah: For information on the local chapter of Hadassah, contact Jane Chaput at Chaput1@windstream.net
Jewish Studies at the University of Kentucky offers an interdiscplinary undergraduate minor and sponsors public lectures.
Spinoza Society: The Spinoza Society oversees the Jewish sections of the Lexington Cemetery. Email Mike Ades at email@example.com
For information on the Lexington Yiddish Club, e-mail Rafi Finkel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Trader Joe’s on Nicholasville Road carries a selection of fresh kosher poultry and beef.
Meijer (at Hamburg and Reynolds Road) sells a limited selection of fresh kosher beef.
Frozen kosher poultry can be purchased at Kroger on Romany Road and at Good Foods Coop on Southland Drive.
Meijer and the Kroger on Romany Road sell a limited selection of Passover products.
For a full selection of kosher products, including fresh meet, it is necessary to go to Cincinnati. The best selections can be found at Bigg’s HyperMart, 3240 Highland Avene, Cincinnati, OH 45213 and the Kroger’s on 4100 Hunt Road, Blue Ash, OH. For other kosher suppliers and restaurants in Cincinnati, click this link: http://www.nhs-cba.org/jewishcinci.htm