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How do you express your commitment to your community? How do you support the Jewish organizations that are important to you? Omaha's Jewish community is fortunate to have many who donate their time and/or money to area Jewish organizations. However, what happens after the donors are gone? What can you do for future generations to ensure that they are well-served by the Jewish organizations you support?

Letter of Intent    Life and Legacy Brochure    Life & Legacy Songs

You can leave a legacy.
 On June 11, 2019, the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation hosted a celebration in the JCC Gallery to honor the members of our community who made commitments to Omaha’s LIFE & LEGACY™ Program. Our keynote speaker was Bruce DeBoskey, J.D. Bruce DeBoskey is an experienced, knowledgeable and dynamic speaker. He is the founder of the DeBoskey Group and a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist On Philanthropy.

LIFE & LEGACY TM  Update (as of April 2020)

655 Commitments | $20,855,403 estimated amount

Life & Legacy Donor Testimonials can be found on Jewish Federation of Omaha on Vimeo.

Through hard work and dedication, all nine of our community partners, the ADL/CRC, Chabad House, Institute for Holocaust Education, Nebraska Jewish Historical Society, Jewish Federation of Omaha and its agencies, Temple Israel Synagogue, Beth El Synagogue, Beth Israel Synagogue and Friedel Jewish Academy have reached or exceeded their goals each year and received incentive grants from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. We are looking forward to seeing how the LIFE&LEGACY commitments become a vital part of our community for generations to come. 

We wish to thank all of our wonderful donors for helping to ensure the financial security of Jewish Omaha. 

Margo Parsow

Margo Parsow
LIFE & LEGACY Coordinator



Life and Legacy Event