Dor L'Dor-Planned Giving
The Beth Emet Dor L’Dor Society: Encouraging congregants to include Beth Emet in their estate plans. Showing appreciation and recognition to those who do so.
We all make decisions during our life that reflect our values. Making a legacy gift by including Beth Emet in your estate plan is a powerful way to put your values into action beyond your lifetime. Doing so helps ensure the vitality of Beth Emet into the future and perpetuates its distinguished service to the community and to the Jewish people.
You have options when it comes to leaving a legacy to Beth Emet:
• Specify a dollar amount or percentage in your will as a bequest to the synagogue
• Name Beth Emet as a beneficiary of a retirement account, pension, or life insurance policy
Your legal advisor or tax professional can help you determine the approach that’s right for you.
Click here for further details on the Dor L'Dor Society and how you can become a member.
Interested in more information?
• Call Dor L’Dor Steering Committee Chair Rosalie Greenberger at 847-492-1849
For a form directing your attorney to include Beth Emet in your estate plans, click here.
If you have already provided for Beth Emet in your estate plan, please let the synagogue know by completing and returning the Confidential Statement of Intent form.
Learn More About Legacy Giving
On March 9, 2011, the Dor L’Dor Society presented a special educational program entitled "Recent Changes in Estate Planning Law." The presenter was David Herpe, a fellow Beth Emet member and estate planning attorney at McDermott Will & Emery.
Click on the links below to download the materials distributed at this program:
Overview of the Transfer Tax System
Basic Estate Planning
Overview of Charitable Gift Techniques
In the words of one Dor L’Dor Society member…
“…I have chosen to support Beth Emet even after my death, so that it may continue to be a vibrant community that teaches Torah by word and example to my grandson’s generation and those that follow...The tree I am planting now will continue to flower long after I am gone.” - Beth Emet Congregant, Lenore Spear Reif
For information about End of Life Resources, please click here.