Welcome to Jay Levine BBG #1508's
What is Jay Levine BBG?
Jay Levine's awesome mascot, Sam the Toucan
When many people think of models, they think of the women on the cover of Victoria Secret magazines or Vogue. They think of women like Tyra Banks, Cindy Crawford, or Kate Moss. Fortunately many teenagers are lucky enough to think of the members of Jay Levine as their role models. Jay Levine has allowed hundreds, if not thousands of Jewish girls to become role models throughout the world in the multitudinous years it has been a chapter a part of the international movement known as BBYO. BBYO is a worldwide organization that connects Jewish teenagers together and allows them to form unbreakable bonds with other Jewish teenagers. It provides leadership opportunities that can be found nowhere else. Jay Levine is a chapter part of the region of Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, more commonly known as KIO. KIO meets as a region to hold unbelievable conventions and dances. Louisville's Drew Corson AZA and Jay Levine BBG meet together to unite as the young Jewish Community of Louisville. Jay Levine, whose mascot is the toucan and colors are blue and yellow, meets as a chapter to hold bond forming sleepovers, outings, and meetings. Jay levine BBG is open to any Jewish girls in the second semester of eighth grade and older. Jay levine BBG #1508 is a life changing experience that allows girls to find their home in the universe. Explore the website to learn more!!!
Meet our wonderful City Director and Chapter Advisor!!
Mike Steklof is the City Director for Louisville BBYO as well as the Teen Director and Assistant Camp Director at the JCC of Louisville. Previously, Mike served as the Youth Director at Congregation Berith Sholom in Troy, NY, Temple Israel in Albany, NY, and Congregation Ohav Shalom in Albany, NY. Mike was a proud member of NFTY-NEL while in high school and served as Regional Programming Vice President from 2005-2006. Mike received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University at Albany, SUNY and has been involved in Jewish Youth Group since the third grade. Mike loves advising Louisville BBYO.
Allison Feit is the chapter advisor for Jay Levine. Allison received her Biology B.S. and Math minor from Emory University, and is currently studying for her DMD degree at University of Louisville School of Dentistry. She was previously a member of St. Louis BBYO (Mid-America Region) chapter Yachad #2370 from 2005 to 2008. After moving to Louisville a year ago, Allison wanted to get involved with BBYO again and was thrilled to find out that Jay Levine was seeking an advisor. She absolutely loves the chapter enjoys spending time with the girls at all of their events.