We are building community.


We are providing assistance for those in need.


We are enhancing Jewish identity.


We are developing effective Jewish leaders.


We are combating Anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination.


We are helping people to foster their understanding of Jewish culture and religion.

Our Staff

Get to know our staff and the incredible work they are doing to maintain, improve, and increase the reach of JFB. We’re here to assist you with personal or family needs, start a new program, or find a meaningful way to connect.


Learn all about the incredible work of Jewish Federation.

Our Board

Our wonderful board members with diverse personal and professional backgrounds who help to make Jewish Federation what it is today. Their dedication and thoughtfulness keep us moving forward as a community and strengthen our organization.

Our Mission

The mission of the Jewish Federation of the Bluegrass (JFB) is to serve the Jewish people and its ideals locally, in Israel and throughout the world. Through coordinated fundraising, community-wide programming, social services, educational and other activities, the Federation seeks to: Build community; Provide assistance for those in need; Enhance Jewish identity; Develop effective Jewish leaders; Combat Anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination; Foster an understanding of Jewish culture and religion.

The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).

The Jewish Federation of The Bluegrass welcomes, respects and values the participation of everyone–interfaith families, people of all abilities, religious practices and backgrounds, sexual orientation, gender identity, race and socio-economic status.