• 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

  • The term “in memoriam” suggests an act performed or a gift given in memory of, or as a memorial to, someone held in high esteem. For example, a person may establish a named endowment fund at a favored charity or community foundation as a means of perpetually honoring the memory of a loved one. This [...]
  • Columbus Torah Academy alumnus Josh Radnor's most recent gig was in Richard Greenberg's off-Broadway play "The Babylon Line."  Best known for starring nine years in the TV sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," plumb roles always seem to come his way.  According to a recent JTA feature, 44-year-old Radnor [...]
  • The next Jewish community blood drive, co-sponsored by To Life Columbus and the American Red Cross, will be at the JCC on April 20 from 12:30 to 6:30 PM.  Formerly known as the Jewish Donors' Blood Council, the blood drive is underwritten by the Foundation's Richard Lieberman Perpetual Life Endowmen[...]
  • Every year, community members nominate candidates for the Bexley Educator of the Year award. A special committee selects a winner, who is surprised in his or her classroom with news of the award, along with a crystal apple, $1,000, and bragging rights for life. The award is funded by the Columbus Je[...]

Book of Life

  • Our Jewish roots are traced back to Russia Lithuania and Hungary. Now, as Columbus residents we want to pay ahead by endowing programs for the Jewish community. Our father and father-in-law, Herman Luckoff, taught us about commitment. By his shining example, we learned the importance of building [...]
  • Being Jewish means being part of an eternal nation and among the Chosen People, who are commanded by God to live by Jewish law and to be a moral inspiration to others. This is a great responsibility. We believe strongly in doing everything we can to help build a strong Jewish community that should e[...]