• 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

  • In honor of National Hospice Awareness Month, the Love & Hugs for Zusman Hospice Program provided massage therapy for Zusman Hospice care providers to highlight additional forms of service that Love & Hugs will be providing at Zusman: massage and art and music therapy. Community support for [...]
  • A gift from an anonymous Foundation funder holder will partially underwrite a timely and important program on Sunday, January 21, 2018 for teens and their parents.  It will probe vulnerable corners of family life, depicting real-life struggles over social media, video games, academics, and internet [...]
  • Columbus Torah Academy's December 10 Scholarship Dinner will recognize local businessman Alan Levine and the Columbus Jewish Foundation. Per a CTA press release, "the Foundation steadfastly works to promote and support Jewish education and has been a magnificent partner with CTA over the years."  Th[...]
  • SEI, the Foundation's investment manager has been named "Top Provider" at this week's Institutional Asset Management Awards ceremony in New York.  According to Investment Committee Chair Randy Hansell, the Foundation's main investment pool earned 13.79% so far this year.

Book of Life

  • It is difficult when your life has been as full and varied as mine to even think back on the past or elaborate on it. I have played a part in the educational community. I have played a part in the Jewish community. I have played a part in interfaith. I have traveled and seen the world and tried to h[...]
  • The idea and the ideal of tzedakah is a foundation of our lives. Since our earliest years, our parents taught us that Judaism is a religion of action, a way of living that places great emphasis on caring for the community and giving back to the community so as to help others. It is truly a pleasu[...]