Create Your Jewish Legacy News

Cincinnati Jewish Legacy Teams Lead the Nation

By Reagan Kuhn, Project Manager, Create Your Jewish Legacy

Twelve Cincinnati organizations just celebrated a roaring success: they secured more legacy commitments in their first year of the Create Your Jewish Legacy program than any other community nationwide. 

As part of the Create Your…

January News: Create Your Jewish Legacy Successes: 463 New Commitments

Create Your Jewish Legacy Successes: 463 New Commitments: Mazal tov to the Create Your Jewish Legacy community for all the work to help Jewish Cincinnati. It has been an impressive Year One of the program. David Harris, CYJL program manager, reports:

IRA Rollover Passes; CYJL Reports Strong Numbers

Latest on the IRA Rollover: The IRA Charitable Rollover (which applies if you are 70 1/2 or older) passed the House and Senate this week. You need to act now to get this benefit before December 31, 2015. Check here for updates.

My Mom's Legacy: Guest Post by Mert Friedman

Mert’s mother, Babette Weinberg, passed away on September 4, 2015. Earlier this year, Mert coordinated with the Create Your Jewish Legacy program to honor her in the Legacy Flame exhibit at the JCC. Feeling that her mom’s estate planning made it easier for her, Mert was inspired to mak…