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Learning to leave a legacy

Pictured here is Deborah Rothstein, the Foundation’s vice president of philanthropy (seated, far left) with representatives from other Jewish communities. Foundation trustee Elliott Tertes also attended the conference.

Ninety-six volunteers and staff from more than 20 Jewish communities all across the country gathered in Kansas City for the Second Annual Legacy Forum, co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford.  Attendees at the three- day program shared information and best practices about Leave a Jewish Legacy programs, designed to capitalize on the anticipated intergenerational transfer of wealth that experts predict for America in the next 50 years. In greater Hartford, more than 20 local Jewish organizations are participating in the Foundation’s Leave a Jewish Legacy project.

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