• 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

  • A list of prominent local community  leaders of the last half of the twentieth century would certainly include Robert A. Glick, Sally and William Glick, Dorothy and William Kahn, Mildred and George Rosenberger, Bea and Buddy Roth, and Annette and Louis Ruben, all of whom  established endowment[...]
  • The year-end giving season ends on December 31. This deadline is especially important for those who itemize charitable deductions.  Start your planning now and call us at 614-338-2365 for ways that we can help with tax-wise planned giving opportunities. You can expect your W-2's and 1099's ea[...]
  • The tasty Brotherhood Souper Bowl Cook-Off at Congregation Beth Tikvah will be held on Saturday, February 4, 5:00 - 7:00 PM.  Last year's Souper Bowl raised enough to send 20 souper kids to summer camp.  Contact Jeff Wasserstrom for details at 614-760-0026 or jeffwass@yahoo.com.
  • CJYF members set the focus for grants this year on the environment, conservation, and sustainability.  Only projects that serve the local Jewish population and take place during the 2017-18 school year will be entertained.  The Teen Board will share information about application deadlines before [...]

Book of Life

  • The meaning in our home of family and community has always been intertwined. You can’t have one without the other. We would like to pass on to our family and the community our commitment of caring, understanding and giving. Our family’s foundation is built on Jewish tradition passed on from our fami[...]
  • We were always taught to make Judaism not just a part of life, but a way of life. The very essence of who we are has been determined by our Judaic depth. Therefore, Jewish education and its continuing need is the focal point of our energies. If we are successful at achieving these goals, all other i[...]