• 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 frequently-used buzzwords are all about Israel’s "disproportionate" and "excessive" use of force.  Here’s our response:
  • Loan Fund for Jewish Businesses The Foundation’s “Growing Jewish Columbus” Loan Fund at ECDI helps local Jewish businesses grow and succeed. We couldn’t be happier about how well it’s working. Click here for details (For more information on ECDI, visit www. ecdi.org) for a half minute update on one[...]
  • We mourn the loss of our friend, the artist Aminah Robinson (1940- 2015) who most recently joined us just a year ago at a reception at which we honored her for her prolific body of work and friendship with the Jewish people and the land of Israel. In the summer of 1998, Robinson traveled to Israe[...]

Book of Life

  • Our fondest memories of our youths were the holidays, especially the spirituality of the Passover Seder. Our children tell us we achieved our goal of recreating those memories for them. Another memory was the ever present pushka in my home in New Orleans. And now Tzedakah is just a way of life. G[...]
  • My parents immigrated from Zhitomir in the Ukraine in Russia. I was born in this country. Through my parents, I was given a strong sense of my Jewish identity and was led to a commitment to Judaism. I admire how, throughout the ages, our Jewish leaders have never abandoned their commitment to sus[...]