Volunteer Spotlight: Sophie Snyder

JFCS’s Marjorie and Robert Kohn Pledge 13 program is an excellent way for young students studying for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah to give back to their community by volunteering. As they are studying to become Jewish adults, and what it means to be a Jewish adult, they are learning through real-world experience. A large part of being a Jewish adult …

The New Age of Caregiving

Carol has enjoyed an independent life while working as an office assistant for an established company. She had many friends, an active social life and enjoyed the company of her parents. Carol’s mother passed away about five years ago, and over time, she has had to take on more responsibility for caring for her elderly father who was diagnosed with …

3 Do’s and Don’ts for College Students Using Social Media

The internet, and social media, in particular, are great ways to share information about yourself: how you’re doing in school, what sort of parties you attend, and what sort of places you travel. However, remember the internet leaves a permanent trail. As you grow older, social media becomes less about interacting with friends and more about creating your personal brand …

Navigate Business Showcase 2018

Every year as JFCS holds its MOSAIC Awards, the Navigate Enterprise Center presents its Business Showcase. This is an opportunity to highlight 10 businesses that Navigate has worked with throughout the year.  The businesses represent a variety of industries, ranging from artists, to services and handcrafted products.  In the same spirit of the MOSAIC’s, Navigate aims to showcase business owners …

Meet our 2018 MOSAIC Award Honorees: Anoosh Shariat

Anoosh Shariat was born in Iran, raised in Germany, educated in Texas, Shariat has been wowing diners at various stops in Louisville for almost 30 years. He began his culinary career at the young age of 14 while attending high school in West Germany.  In 1988, he moved to Louisville as executive chef of Remington’s, where he made a name for …

Meet our 2018 MOSAIC Award Honorees: Seema Sheth

Seema Sheth was born in Louisville, KY to immigrant parents.  Ms. Sheth’s mother is Sudanese, and her father is Indian. She graduated from Kentucky Country Day and earned a BA in Theater  Arts before traveling the world.  While in graduate school she discovered her passion for teaching financial literacy.  After graduating with her MBA, she reconnected with her former teacher …