• 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

  • South High students and Jewish teens celebrated Chanukah together with candle lighting, dancing, dreidels, chocolate gelt and hanukiot.  The event was a group effort of  the South High Harmony Project, Wexner Service Corps, and the JCC.  Among numerous B’nai Tzedek teens were Naomi Benatar, Samantha[...]
  • The Charitable IRA Rollover Bill has passed and was sent to the President for his signature. It is expected that the President will sign the bill into law as soon as it is received at the White House.  Each IRA owner who is 70 1/2 or older may make a transfer of up to $100,000 per year to a qualifie[...]
  • Until this week, the Foundation had never gotten a wedding gift- but now it has. Newlyweds Elizabeth Fenner and Erik Yassenoff started their new lives together with a check to Foundation in honor of their marriage. We wish them health, happiness and much Mazel!
  • The procedure for transferring gifts of stock from your brokerage account to the Columbus Jewish Foundation is simple. Just complete the appropriate form and send to your broker. Upon receipt, your broker should immediately call the Foundation’s CFO, Tamra Fitzpatrick, at 338-2365 for further instru[...]

Book of Life

  • For us, being Jewish has always meant a commitment to each other, to family and to community. These values were instilled in us by our parents and grandparents, magnified by our three sons’ Bar Mitzvahs and by two wonderful trips to Israel. Our dream for this community is that it will continue to f[...]