• 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 United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018 (S. 2497) is a bipartisan bill that seeks to ensure Israel has the means necessary to defend itself, by itself, against a range of growing and emerging threats. Authored by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Chris Coons (D-DE), the leg[...]
  • The Financial Times believes that Columbus is showing why industrial policy, not tariffs, is a winning strategy.  Since 2010, Columbus has created roughly half of all the new jobs in Ohio.  Harvard Business School even wrote a recent case study about it.  Click here for audio podcast.
  • Financial planner Mark Coffee of Summit Financial Strategies led the Foundation Legal & Tax Advisory Committee's fourth presentation of the year with a workshop on ethical wills.  Jewish community lobbyist Howard Beigelman, Executive Director of Ohio Jewish Communities, followed with an update o[...]
  • For individuals over age 70½ who are now required to take their Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts, the extra RMD income could cause an increase in Medicare premiums. In other words: if you are age 70 ½ or over and send your RMD to your charity (you must reach that age to[...]

Book of Life

  • 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[...]
  • BOOK OF LIFE 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 [...]