The Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass

The Jewish Federation runs many important programs and services that serves to connect OZS with the greater Jewish community.  Many of our members are very involved with the Federation.

Temple Adath Israel is Lexington’s Reform congregation.

Lexington Havurah:  contact Stan Saxe

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

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

Yiddish Umbatsoymt: Lexington Yiddish Club, e-mail Rafi Finkel at

Kosher Products

Good Foods Coop on Southland Drive carries kosher poultry

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.

Kroger on Romany carries kosher poultry and frozen kosher meals.

A full selection of kosher products and fresh meet can be found at Bigg’s HyperMart, 3240 Highland Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45213 and the Kroger’s on 4100 Hunt Road, Blue Ash, OH.


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