• 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

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  • Parents and grandparents should keep in mind that gifts to support your teen's charitable giving are always welcome.  A holiday gift from you into their B'nai Tzedek Fund gives them more available dollars to donate.  To donate to a Fund, you can call the Foundation, or donate online at ColumbusJewis[...]
  • During the Holocaust, police played a key role in the concentration, deportation, and murder of Jews and other so-called State enemies. Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs and members of the Columbus Police Division spoke at the Foundation last night about special training at the U.S. Holocaust Memor[...]

Book of Life

  • Our grandparents were our greatest influence. They took us to synagogue, taught us about shabbos and the holidays; in essence they introduced us to the rich culture and tradition of our people. Sheila's parents gave much of their time volunteering at their synagogue and held officer positions at a[...]
  • I was raised and confirmed in the Reform temple in Boston, and I have strong and wonderful memories of my Jewish background. My dream for the Columbus Jewish community is that we will have a strong cultural arts program that includes Gallery Players. Not only can the arts educate and provide a b[...]