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Planned Giving
Become a Legacy Leader

A smart plan, a vibrant Jewish future. The Union for Reform Judaism depends on your vision and generosity. Members of our Legacy Society have expressed their commitment to the Union through a very special and important form of financial support.

There are many easy giving options to choose from. These strategies of giving are not only benefit the Union, they can enhance your personal financial security as well.   Our donor relations team is available to help you, either by phone or in person. Contact us at (212) 650-4140 or

A Gift in Your Will: Getting Started

Including the Union for Reform Judaism in your will or living trust is a simple step to becoming a URJ Legacy Leader.  Called a charitable bequest, this type of gift offers these main benefits:

  • Simplicity
  • Flexibility
  • Versatility
  • Tax Relief

We hope you will consider demonstrating your values and commitment today with a lasting gift that has significant impact by including the Union Reform Judaism in your will or living trust.

Sample Bequest Language

I hereby give, devise and bequeath to The Union for Reform Judaism, whose North American headquarters are located at 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017...

[Choose one:]

  1.  _______% of my gross estate as finally determined for Federal estate tax purposes...
  2. All of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate...
  3.  The sum of $_______ dollars....
  4.  other... (retirement plans, real estate, tangible property)

For further information, contact us at (212) 650-4140 or