• 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

  • Yarok Together, a Foundation-funded environmental grant for both local Jewish day schools, was featured in the January 2017 OSU Farm to School Newsletter. Click here for article.
  • The memory of attorney-business leader Troy Feibel endures in many venues, including the 31st annual Feibel Lecture series on Judaism and Law on April 2 at the JCC, 1125 College Ave, Columbus.  Feibel was the founding president of the Columbus Jewish Foundation, Temple Israel Foundation, and Beth [...]
  • Made possible through the generous support of PNC, Schindler's List will be shown on April 4 at the Drexel Theatre, 2254 E Main St in Bexley, with an introduction and post-film Q&A.  Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Screening begins at 7:00 PM.
  • (Part 5 in a series) In January 1939, the United Jewish Appeal for Refugees and Overseas Needs was established, combining the efforts of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, led by Rabbi Jonah Wise; the United Palestine Appeal, led by Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver; and the National Coordinating[...]

Book of Life

  • Since the time of my birth, I was taught about the mitzvah of Tzedaka. I always thought that my many charitable goals would be unachievable during my lifetime, but with the help of the Columbus Jewish Foundation, I have seen my dreams come true. In the home of my beloved parents, Rose Schuster Mo[...]
  • Moving to the Midwest from New York City, I found my Jewish identity strengthened and reinforced through participation in religious and secular activities, and exploring our Jewish heritage. When I became a self-employed librarian and preservation consultant in 1991, I found that Jewish life and adh[...]