Join the Jewish Arts Committee, Thursday, May 15th, for a tour of the National Museum of American Jewish History, featuring a special exhibit Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American.
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Jackie Jacobs, Foundation CEO, shares his views on Jewish community, philanthropy and importance of legacy giving.
- The national board of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, comprised of leaders from Austalia, Israel, and throughout North America, convened for two days of meetings this week at the Columbus Jewish Foundation. The board governs the largest pluralistic adult Jewish education netw[...]
- As seen in the Columbus Dispatch, March 21, 2014. The Columbus Jewish Foundation has awarded a $15,000 grant to aid the Jewish community in Ukraine. The grant, from the foundation’s Overseas Needs Endowment, will support fundraising efforts spearheaded by the Jewish Federations of North Americ[...]
Book of Life
- My great-grandparents and grandparents escaped the Pogroms of Russia in the late 1880s and emigrated to the United States. The American dream was their goal for their children. However, Torah learning, Jewish education, and prayer and tzeddakah were always our way of life, even during the Depressi[...]
- 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[...]