Columbus, Ohio

March 18, 2013

Columbus, OH – COLUMBUS, OHIO is an energized Midwest community with all the needed resources for an active orthodox Jewish lifestyle: 3 orthodox synagogues (all OU affiliates – Congregation Ahavas Shalom, Congregation Beth Jacob and Congregation Torat Emet), orthodox day school (Columbus Torah Academy), large eruv area, mikvah, vaad ho-ir, kosher food establishments, Kroger Supermarket with a kosher department, bakery and butcher, Jewish Community Center, Columbus Community Kollel, retirement living and bookstore & gift shops. Add a hamish community, “affordable” housing and job opportunities and “Welcome Home”.We can offer relocation specialists, community tours, job placement assistance, financing specialist, a Berwick Home Loan Assistance package, home hospitality, community day school tours, introduction to community leaders and further job placement opportunities, with connections to The Ohio State University and the Columbus medical community: including Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio Health and Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. Other employment can be found in government (state capital), finance (JP Morgan Chase, Huntington Bank & Nationwide Insurance) and retail (Limited Brands, Abercrombie & Fitch, DSW, Schottenstein Store Corporation, and Victoria Secret) and utilities (American Electric Power). Incentives: free synagogue memberships for one year, discount fees at Columbus Jewish Community Center, financial scholarships at Columbus Torah Academy and Berwick Home Loan Assistance (listing of all Columbus Jewish Organizations and Institutions) (welcome to Jewish Columbus) (Columbus Torah Academy) (Vaad) (Mikvah) (Columbus Jewish Day School) (Congregation Ahavas Shalom) (Congregation Beth Jacob) (Congregation Torat Emet/Main Street Shul)




Rabbi Chaim Ackerman @ 614-252-4815

Rabbi Avi Goldstein @ 614-237-8641

Rabbi Howard Zack

Rabbi Effy Unterman @ 614-238-6778



Richard Barnett (

Steven Stieglitz (

Dina Vinar-Cieplinski (


What We Offer:

– 3 OU Synagogues

– Orthodox Day School

– NCSY & B’nai Akiva youth chapters

– Eruv & Mikvah

– Kosher Food Establishments

– Kollel

– Affordable Housing

– Placement Assistance

– A lot less traffic and commute time!

Columbus, OH