• 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

  • Endowment funds are like blocks of granite.  They last.  And last. One way you can extend your influence into the future is by carving your name in a Columbus Jewish Foundation endowment fund. Generations from now, the community will benefit from your foresight and generosity.  They will see your[...]
  • For Russians, the defeat of Nazi Germany was "the Great Patriotic War" that defended their homeland. It was the bloodiest disaster ever to befall the Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian people. The Soviet Union lost over 26 million people. The next highest total loss of life was Germany at about 6.[...]
  • The last production of Gallery Players' 69th season is the Arthur Miller play that delves into the right of life and how the atrocities of the Holocaust were perpetuated for so long. The production is directed by Laurie Alexander and features several JCC members in the cast, including Rick Holt, Sam[...]

Book of Life

  • Our parents on both sides - Libbie and Meyer Schottenstein and Jennie and Ben Gendel - all taught us to help others without question. What’s most moving to me about being Jewish is the feeling that the entire community is extended family. I want the Columbus Jewish Community to be able to continue [...]
  • With a commitment to the future of Judaism, Jack and I always bought the same gifts for each of our grandchildren when they were born. To granddaughters, we gave silver candlesticks. To grandsons, Kiddush cups. Through our contributions to the Columbus Jewish community, we hope all Jewish childre[...]