• Managing Community Assets

    • Columbus Jewish Foundation is proud to manage the endowments, real estate and other assets of our Jewish community.

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    • Columbus Jewish Youth

    • The Columbus Jewish Foundation is dedicated to instilling a sense of community and tzedakah in our Jewish youth.

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    • Planting For Our Future

    • As our parents planted for us,
      so we plant for those
      who come after us. –
      Talmud Ta'anit

    • Our Art Collection

    • Exquisite artwork created by Jewish artists from all over the world is on display in our building

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    • Jackie's Corner:

    • CEO Jackie Jacobs provides his insights and points of view on supporting the Jewish community

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  • Jewish Youth

  • Helping instill a sense of community and tzedakah in our Jewish youth.

  • Book of Life

  • Thank you to our donors who help shape Jewish Columbus and the Jewish world with their generosity.

  • Jackie's Corner

  • Jackie Jacobs, Foundation CEO, shares his views on Jewish community, philanthropy and importance of legacy giving.

Latest News

  • Israel  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a record number of AIPAC delegates on Monday, March 2 "You are here to tell the world that our alliance is stronger than ever." He predicted that the relationship between the US and Israel, a country which he pointed out is a beacon in the Middle Eas[...]
  • We'd like to stay in closer contact with former Columbus residents now residing in Israel.  Please send the names, email addresses, and other contact information to Jackie Jacobs at jjacobs@tcjf.org.
  • Youth Philanthropy   The Columbus Jewish Youth Foundation has sent out requests for proposals to support projects addressing local Jewish poverty and low income households.  Deadline is March 1. To request an application for your organization or for more information, please contact Director of Y[...]
  • Isachar Miron, the composer who introduced Israel to a generation of young Americans through the song Tzena Tzena, passed away this week at age 95.  The melody was a staple of American pop music in the early 1950s—championed by Pete Seeger, the Weavers, Arlo Guthrie, and a host of performers who jum[...]

Book of Life

  • My parents immigrated from Zhitomir in the Ukraine in Russia. I was born in this country. Through my parents, I was given a strong sense of my Jewish identity and was led to a commitment to Judaism. I admire how, throughout the ages, our Jewish leaders have never abandoned their commitment to sus[...]
  • Like many other people, we all live by example, and we try to do our best. Our parents were moral, caring people, and we hope to set the same example for our children. We have worked hard and have had good fortune, and we are happy to share our blessings with others. We feel lucky to be part of s[...]