• 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:

    • Executive Director 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

  • Upon the passing of Anita Eisenstein on July 23, 2014, we are reminded of the contributions that she and her husband Harold made to the community and our everlasting esteem for their contributions to the Columbus Jewish community. Below is our proclamation issued August 22, 2008 on the 60th anniv[...]
  • JCC Director Carol Folkerth compiles updates to her board on locals who are now serving in Israel.  Yesterday she shared the following information about the sons of Drs. Miriam and David Portman: Nathan Luper, who was a JCC preschooler and camper, arrived in Israel last October.  He was inspired [...]

Book of Life

  • Although we have not been in Columbus a long time, our children are here, and we have been warmly received into the community. It was therefore important for us to make this gift. My parents, Minnie and Max Kohnop of Dayton, were very involved in Temple there; and my father was very active in B'[...]
  • As we go through life, Herb and I have always felt we were lucky to be able to help others. Personally, the Lion of Judah has inspired me with their issues through the years as the best way to give. I hope I’m setting an example for my children and grandchildren and those to follow as the gift cont[...]