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

Under 40

Young JewishColumbus

  • Young Jewish Columbus aims to create welcoming and inclusive opportunities for the 40 and under community.
  • Social and volunteering program for young Jewish professionals to meet and engage with others.
  • Opportunities to get involved with committees.

Leadership JewishColumbus

This 1-year program equips participants to be the Jewish community’s next generation of leadership by giving them opportunities to step into leadership roles as transformative and inspiring leaders.


Ben Gurion Society is a national program for individuals — ages 22–40 — who give a minimum of $1,000 to the Annual Campaign. Members enjoy access to exclusive events, VIP treatment and networking opportunities.


Chai Society is a community of young Jewish philanthropists who make a gift of $180 or more to the JewishColumbus’ Annual Campaign. In recognition of Chai members’ contributions, they have access to exclusive events, perks and discounts.

Director of Talent & Culture
Michael Goldman
Director of Young JewishColumbus