• 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 Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) Committee met Tuesday with a look ahead to the 2017-18 academic year. Refining the application and the application process is their first priority. The new application will align HELP with the Foundation's mission to ensure the continuity of Jewish life and w[...]
  • Schmooze, study and sing with the Traveling Chassidim for Shabbat experiences and performances on February 10 and 11.  A grant from the Lenore Schottenstein and Community Jewish Arts Fund will support activities at Heritage Towers and the JCC - and Beth Jacob Congregation is hosting activities for t[...]
  • We are very pleased to note the establishment of the following new funds at the Foundation since the start of our fiscal year on July 1:

Book of Life

  • Barbara's Jewish history stems from Lithuania and Germany. Her parents are first generation, American-born citizens, who have always been involved in their local Jewish community and continue to influence us today. We see our local Jewish community in Columbus expanding and changing to meet the [...]
  • My parents, Ethel and Louis Garfield, immigrants from the Ukraine, exemplified their commitment to Torah by the way in which they lived their lives, and they instilled those values in me. The Lorain, Ohio Jewish community, in which I was raised, made it possible for me to attend Brandeis Camp, fo[...]