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Wills and Bequests


What are the benefits of making a bequest?

  1. You invest in the future of the Rockland Jewish community.
  2. You perpetuate your beliefs and become a role model for future generations.
  3. You become a member of the Federation's Legacy Society and join many others who are making a significant difference in the lives of so many.


How do I make a bequest?

A bequest is one of the easiest gifts to make. With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will or trust specifying a gift be made to family, your synagogue, or Jewish Federation of Rockland as part of your estate plan.

View Bequest Language


What are my options?

A bequest can be made in several ways:

  1. You can gift a specific dollar amount or asset
  2. You can gift a percentage of your estate
  3. You can gift from the balance or residue of your estate
  4. You can make a beneficiary designation of certain assets

Contact Us


Call Gary Siepser, CEO at 845-362-4200 (ext. 133) or e-mail gsiepser@jewishrockland.org to move forward with your generous gift to Federation.


Disclaimer: As with all of your important financial decisions, please consult your accountant, lawyer or other financial advisor before making any donation. All gifts to the Jewish Federation & Foundation of Rockland County are subject to review prior to acceptance.