Kentucky Indiana Ohio Region

Mid-Southern Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky

About Us

About Kentucky Indiana Ohio Region

Welcome to BBYO-Kentucky Indiana Ohio Region’s website! KIO is one of BBYO’s fastest growing regions. With chapters in Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Louisville, and Indianapolis, KIO continues to be the place where hundreds of Jewish teens are participating in more meaningful Jewish experiences.

Here you’ll find all the information you need to get involved in BBYO in any of the KIO communities and across the country. You can find out about upcoming events, chapters, and much more! You can always contact BBYO-KIO if you have questions or want to join: [email protected].

Events are planned by teens, for teens and programming ranges from fun activities like ice skating and camping overnights, to communal Shabbat celebrations and leadership trainings. A parent, advisor, or regional staff­ member is always on hand to ensure safety and health.

Through youth-led and staff-supported programs, BBYO KIO gives our members opportunities to develop leadership skills and positively affect their communities, the world, and themselves. We constantly strive to provide more Jewish teens with more meaningful Jewish experiences each and every day, so that they may become the future Jewish leaders in their communities and in the Jewish world at large.

Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming events below! You can scroll through the calendar month-by-month, hover over an event to get a quick view, and click to find out more information or register for one of our programs. You can find out about our International Passport program offerings here. You can also learn more about BBYO’s COVID-19 preparedness, guidelines and policies regarding local, regional, and international programs here.


Contact Us

Regional Staff

  • Regional Director: Rebecca Waller

  • City Director: Ethan Cohen

  • City Director: Josh Alpert

  • City Director: Gabrielle Juran

  • City Director: Abigail Goldberg

BBG KENTUCKY INDIANA OHIO REGION Board

  • N'siah: Elise V

  • S'ganit: Rachel J

  • Sh'licha: Abigail B

  • Mit Mom: Ada W

  • MazGiz: Lindsay R

AZA KENTUCKY INDIANA OHIO REGION Board

  • Godol: Nicholas M

  • S'gan: Levi K

  • Moreh: West F

  • MazGiz: Joshua E

  • Shaliach: Zachary M

Louisville, KY


Chapters

Aliah BBG #368

Columbus, Ohio

B'Yachad Sheila Greenwald BBG #43

Indianapolis, Indiana

Next Event

  • B'Yachad Chapter Dinner
    December, 07 2022 @ 7:00 PM EST

Drew Corson AZA #2329

Louisville, Kentucky

Next Event

  • Teen Connect Hanukkah Pool Party
    December, 04 2022 @ 5:00 PM EST

Hatikvah BBG #1621

Dayton, Ohio

Heart of Ohio AZA #55

Columbus, Ohio

Indy Brae Sheath AZA #246

Indianapolis

Next Event

  • Indy AZA Brotherhood Night
    December, 04 2022 @ 8:00 PM EST

Jay Levine BBG #1508

Louisville, Kentucky

Next Event

  • Louisville BBYO Global Shabbat
    December, 09 2022 @ 7:00 PM EST

Lexington BBYO

Lexington, Kentucky

Mishpocha AZA #490

Cincinnati

Ner Tamid BBG #2490

Cincinnati, Ohio

Pops DSK AZA #155

Columbus

South Bend BBYO

South Bend, Indiana

Weprin/Kadima AZA #1646

Dayton, Ohio

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PARENT GUIDE

Want to learn more about what teens do in Kentucky Indiana Ohio Region? Check out our new “BBYO 101” overview!