Nicole & Mark Ebner

Nicole & Mark Ebner We were always taught to make Judaism not just a part of life, but a way of life. The very essence of who we are has …

Edwin M. & Geraldine Polster Ellman

Edwin M. & Geraldine Polster Ellman We are delighted that we have been able to help provide for the future of this community that our family has loved and in …

Robert & Joan Aronson

Robert & Joan Aronson Being Jewish is like a good luck charm. It has helped us to make conscious choices based on study, understanding and being inquisitive. It allows us …

Irving A. Baker

Irving A. Baker My mother, Sema Yablok, a naturalized U.S. citizen, returned to Ticochin, Poland, in 1931 with my grandmother, to seek a lifemate with intellect and religious qualifications that …

Joe & Nancy Blum

Joe & Nancy Blum We feel blessed to have lived within the Columbus Jewish Community for over 45 years in peace and prosperity. It seems right to share a portion …

Ken & Diana Blum

Ken & Diana Blum We have always been taught by our parents’ example that it is not only a responsibility but a blessing to be able to give back to …

Howard N. Byer

Howard N. Byer My mother, Celia Neustadt Byer, the daughter of a famous Rabbi, came to the United States from Russia and Poland in 1903 when she was just one …

Sidney and Adrienne Bosworth Chafetz

Sidney and Adrienne Bosworth Chafetz We come from modest backgrounds, and each of us, in our youth, benefited from the Jewish institutions in the communities in which we were raised. …

Gary & Margey Cheses

Gary & Margey Cheses The meaning in our home of family and community has always been intertwined. You can’t have one without the other. We would like to pass on …

Beatrice Cohen

Beatrice Cohen My parents lived a very Jewish life. I was born and raised Jewish, and I don’t know anything different. I like the spiritual and humanistic teachings of Judaism. …