Jenny Dornbusch Jacobs

Jenny Dornbusch Jacobs My husband, Ben Jacobs, and I met in May 1948 on Israel’s Day of Independence. So my endowment gift, which will bear his name and mine, is …

Robert Glick & William Glick

Robert Glick & William Glick As lifelong residents of the Columbus Jewish community, we were brought up with a strong example set by our family, maintaining their commitment to support …

Babette & James Feibel

Babette & James Feibel When Great-Grandmother Mirma Plaut sailed from Germany to America and when Grandfather Max Brener journeyed from Lithuania and peddled clothes across the Appalachians, neither envisioned the …

Frank Forchheimer

Frank Forchheimer When my family came to Columbus as German Jewish refugees some 60 years ago the Jewish community was helpful in getting us started as productive members of the …

Thelma & Fred Gerson

Thelma & Fred Gerson Although we have not been in Columbus a long time, our children are here, and we have been warmly received into the community. It was therefore …

DeeDee Glimcher

DeeDee Glimcher Why would I want to help secure the future of our Jewish community? It is so obvious to me. I have children and grandchildren. I want to do …

Leah & Martin Godofsky

Leah & Martin Godofsky We are proud members of the Jewish faith with roots in an unbroken chain over 3,000 years old; a chain that binds us to Jews the …

Elaine and Nathan Goldberg

Elaine and Nathan Goldberg Our parents came from Poland and Russia, and both Elaine and I learned at a very young age from our parents the value of tzedakah. While …

Marcie A. Golden

Marcie A. Golden The greatest influences in my commitment to Judaism have been my grandparents and my time in Israel. My grandparents were the type of people who gave without …

Tammie & Richard Golden

Tammie & Richard Golden My parents, Ethel and Louis Garfield, immigrants from the Ukraine, exemplified their commitment to Torah by the way in which they lived their lives, and they …