Who we are
Nestled in the heart of the Columbus Jewish community, Torat Emet is a Modern Orthodox congregation striving to provide a joyous and open environment for Jews of all backgrounds to worship, learn, celebrate, and grow together. Our congregation’s warmth emanates from our care and concern for all people, and from our devotion to God, the Torah, the Jewish people, and the State of Israel.
We are fortunate to provide top-quality Jewish programming around the year thanks to our talented staff and a host of dedicated community volunteers.
Rav Howard Zack, Rabbi
Rabbi Howard Zack has been the Spiritual Leader of Congregation Torat Emet since its inception in September 2001. His passion for people and community and his keen insight into communal endeavors have made him a vital part of the Columbus Jewish landscape and have endeared him into the hearts of all those who know him. Read more…
Mr. Alan Shatz, President
Alan and Sara Shatz joined our shul in 2003, and they have been major contributors to our congregation ever since. Alan first took office as President in November 2011, and immediately set to work meeting with board and committee members, setting an ambitious agenda… Read more…