• 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

    • VIEW
    • Jackie's Corner:

    • CEO Jackie Jacobs provides his insights and points of view on supporting the Jewish community

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Summer Quarterly Newsletter 2016

  • 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 SPLC has documented an explosive rise in the number of hate groups since the turn of the century.  There are 917 hate groups across the county.  In Ohio, there are 19 active hate groups and three white separatists/Neo-Nazi groups identified by the SPLC. Two of those are in the Columbus area and [...]
  • The National Socialist Movement dispersed a slew of hateful business cards and flyers throughout the neighborhood of Clintonville.   "Save our land! Join the klan!" was one of the many messages stated in the propaganda.  Watch NBC4's coverage of the incident here.
  • The Jewish community in Charlottesville hired armed security to protect its synagogue after local police declined to provide a guard for the site, according to its president. In a blog post, Congregation Beth Israel's President Alan Zimmerman described his fear in the presence of white supremacists.[...]

Book of Life

  • Our Jewish roots are traced back to Russia Lithuania and Hungary. Now, as Columbus residents we want to pay ahead by endowing programs for the Jewish community. Our father and father-in-law, Herman Luckoff, taught us about commitment. By his shining example, we learned the importance of building [...]
  • Our parents journeyed from Russia, Poland and Germany to America and struggled to make a better life and to practice Judaism without persecution. We have benefited from our parents’ sacrifices as have our children, who have received Jewish educations and have been enriched by the many Jewish social [...]