• 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

  • Click for larger image. For the past nine years, Marilyn and Stuart Cole have been challenging Jewish students to think about their Jewish options at college.  This year, will be no different.  Once again they’re asking the same question, and offering serious money for those who give it serio[...]
  • Last year, more than 7,000 French Jews left for Israel, more than triple the number who made Aliyah two years ago. That comes on the heels of a 91% year-over-year increase in anti-Semitic incidents and a spike in violently anti-Semitic attacks, including several high-profile attacks such as the 2006[...]
  • Tens of thousands gathered in the Place de la Republique in Paris to mark the nation's defiance and sorrow in the face of last week's attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket that left 17 dead. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, French President François Gérard[...]
  • Chief rabbi of the Jews in Yemen Yahya Yosef Mosa with his family carries a picture of the ousted president of Yemen Ali Abdullah Salehin in his home in Sanaa. (photo credit:REUTERS) The takeover of the Yemenite capital of Sanaa by Houthi rebels may put the country's Jews at risk. Sanaa's Jew[...]

Book of Life

  • When I look back, I think about who inspired me. Who taught me? Who nourished my desire to help others? I am fortunate because I had some very special people in my life who taught me about my responsibilities, not just to my immediate family, but to the entire Jewish community. My parents, Joseph[...]
  • As we reflect on our committed involvement in the Columbus Jewish community, we are struck by how much people’s actions can influence and inspire one another. We remember one of our first exposures to the Columbus Jewish Federation, during Israel’s 1973 war, and how moved we were by the passion, ded[...]