$1 million in funding
for security initiatives each year
$382k raised
to support Ukrainian Jews
120+ Columbus kids
sent to overnight Jewish summer camp

Support Israel

We have launching the Columbus Response to Operation Swords of Iron.

The fastest way to get dollars flowing is to join us and our partner organization, Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) because they are the experts in mobilizing our collective efforts.


This is why we ask that the entire Columbus community to partner with us: When you donate through JewishColumbus, 100% of your donation will go directly to help those in need immediately.


Those Immediate Needs Funded by Your Gift to Our Israel Emergency Fund Include:

Basic Needs: Food and financial assistance for impacted families, the elderly, and the homebound.

Evacuation, Housing, Respite, and Support for Frontline Communities: Including support for communities under fire and for new olim living in absorption centers through evacuations, temporary housing, respite trips, children’s activities, and increased security.

Funds for Victims of Terror: The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Funds for Victims of Terror is a key part of our standing emergency response capacity that provides immediate cash grants to families and individuals who have been impacted by acts of terror and violence, for post-trauma care, etc.

Trauma Relief and Psychosocial Care: To support widescale trauma relief and psychosocial support with expanded capabilities through telephone hotlines; providing direct care to first responders, Lone Soldiers, the injured, and families whose relatives were murdered, injured, or abducted; training and support for caregivers and responders including hospital emergency teams and municipal teams.

Emergency Medical Services and Healthcare: Medical supplies and equipment for first responders and hospitals in close proximity to the front line.

Special Populations: Targeted assistance to vulnerable populations and their caregivers, including the elderly, young children, people living with disabilities, and marginalized populations, such as the Ultra- Orthodox and Bedouin communities.

Local Efforts and Volunteers: Israel’s home front has mobilized, and funding is needed to enhance capacity and provide operational support


Matching Gifts – Multiply the Impact of Your Donation

Did you know that thousands of companies match donations by employees to our organization?

Please use the below search tool to see if your company will match your donation and to access the forms, guidelines and instructions that you need to submit a matching gift.

We are counting on your unprecedented generosity.
We stand together.

Rachel Gleitman

Senior Development and Events Director

Lori Maier Wishne

VP of Legacy Giving