• 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

  • Loan Fund for Jewish Businesses The Foundation’s “Growing Jewish Columbus” Loan Fund at ECDI helps local Jewish businesses grow and succeed. We couldn’t be happier about how well it’s working. Click here for details (For more information on ECDI, visit www. ecdi.org) for a half minute update on one[...]
  • Miriam Linsey June 1, 1936 - May 18, 2015 It is with deep regret that we inform you of the loss of Miriam Linsey, a wonderful friend of the Foundation who served with love and distinction on the Board and Grants Committee.  She was also a member of the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, Elmira[...]
  • The frequently-used buzzwords are all about Israel’s "disproportionate" and "excessive" use of force.  Here’s our response:

Book of Life

  • My mother, Sema Yablok, a naturalized U.S. citizen, returned to Ticochin, Poland, in 1931 with my grandmother, to seek a lifemate with intellect and religious qualifications that matched hers. She met and married Yehuda Piekarz, my father, who was known in Columbus as Rabbi Julius L. Baker. My pa[...]
  • Our commitment to both Judaism and the community began with the home.  Gregg's parents were always involved in Jewish organizations, causes and their synagogue.  They lived by the belief that if one wants change or growth, one needs to be willing to work.  One of the greatest beliefs we inherited fr[...]