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- Randy Kohn and Billy Barkan both spent a great deal of time playing sports at the JCC. Basketball was their favorite. Sadly, both of these vital young men passed away much before their time. To honor their memories and keep their spirits alive, special funds were set up at the Columbus Jewish[...]
- Hamas’s offensive tunnel network dug underneath Israel’s border was set to be activated during the High Holidays as a mass terror attack. The attack was meant to generate as many as ten thousand casualties, men, women and particularly children and hundreds of captives. “It’s like the Underground, [...]
Book of Life
- 8 months ago
- By the way of Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Toledo and South Bend, we came to Columbus almost 40 years ago. That’s when we first really got more involved in the Jewish community, including Boards of Temple Israel, Columbus Jewish Federation, Wexner Heritage House and the Jewish Community Center. Being p[...]
- 9 months ago
- Our commitment to both Judaism and the community began with the home. Gregg's parents were always involved in Jewish organizations, causes and their synagogue. They lived by the belief that if one wants change or growth, one needs to be willing to work. One of the greatest beliefs we inherited fr[...]