• 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

  • Whether your attorney suggests a will or revocable living trust for your estate, how you ultimately manage your estate remains completely within your control. You can set your plans up once and for all, or modify things later if you wish. Flexible charitable gift provisions can be devised at the [...]
  • Seven Jewish students are the newest recipients of the Higher Education Loan Program established by Renee and George (z"l) Levine, philanthropists who understood the importance of higher education.  Close to 300 high school graduates have benefited over the years from the Levine's generosity.  This [...]
  • Yarok (Green) Together is a Foundation-sponsored environmental initiative for both local Jewish day schools.  As part of the program, Columbus Torah Academy and Columbus Jewish Day School students jointly laid down landscape cloth in the newly renovated CTA garden, created planting environments in[...]
  • The Grants Oversight Committee, co-chaired by Harlan Robins and Bill Byers, reviewed Letters of Interest and selected the grant applicants who will be invited to submit full grant proposals for review during the Fall Grants Cycle.

Book of Life

  • Our grandparents were our greatest influence. They took us to synagogue, taught us about shabbos and the holidays; in essence they introduced us to the rich culture and tradition of our people. Sheila's parents gave much of their time volunteering at their synagogue and held officer positions at a[...]
  • Ever since I was about 10 years old, I remember my father always saying, “Remember the poor.” When I was 16, I went with my sister & her husband to California, and our father paid our way, but he told us to give 10% of our money away to the poor. When first married, Harold and I went to Vienna a[...]