• 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:

    • Executive Director 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

  • Upon the passing of Anita Eisenstein on July 23, 2014, we are reminded of the contributions that she and her husband Harold made to the community and our everlasting esteem for their contributions to the Columbus Jewish community. Below is our proclamation issued August 22, 2008 on the 60th anniv[...]
  • JCC Director Carol Folkerth compiles updates to her board on locals who are now serving in Israel.  Yesterday she shared the following information about the sons of Drs. Miriam and David Portman: Nathan Luper, who was a JCC preschooler and camper, arrived in Israel last October.  He was inspired [...]

Book of Life

  • As a long-time resident of the Columbus Jewish community, I recognize that it is a very part of my living pattern. Benefiting from the lifecycle services from pre-school to Wexner Heritage House has given me a deep appreciation of the generosity of those who were and are part of this city. It is [...]
  • Both my Wasserstrom and Krakoff grandparents came to this community in the 1890’s and they began what was to be a continuous pattern in my family of Jewish commitment and involvement. My parents modeled Jewish values, including “tzedakah” and about the blessings and responsibilities of being a Jew. [...]