Grandparents' Group

Join us as we navigate the blessings (and challenges!) of being a grandparent in today’s modern world.  We explore such topics as making Judaism meaningful for our grandchildren, learning how to parent adult children, dealing with in-laws, and much more!  We hope to see you at one of our quarterly gatherings over bagels and coffee.

A Conversation about the Basics of Estate Planning

Updated Event Date: Sunday, November 16, 10:30 am, private location near Emanu-El (Address provided upon RSVP)

Whether you are starting now or updating your estate plan, join us for an informative, easily digestible one-hour program with estate planning attorney Ellen Kahn. We are very fortunate to have her join us and share her expertise.
Sponsored by the Temple’s Planned Giving Task Force.

Ellen Kahn is a senior partner at Bancroft and Sideman and concentrates her practice on all aspects of estate planning and the estate and trust administration process, with a special focus on working with individuals and families with significant wealth. She represents both individuals and fiduciaries. Ms. Kahn represents key executives of public companies, founders of privately held companies, spouses, domestic partners, multiple generations of families who hold interests in family businesses, individuals who hold interests in real property and other assets, and trustees and beneficiaries of trusts. Ms. Kahn advises clients in creating wills, trusts and charitable entities to achieve their goals concerning their children, grandchildren and philanthropy. On the trust and estate administration side, she represents trustees and executors in their roles as administrators of complex trusts with multiple beneficiaries and multiple assets, including operating businesses.


Ethical Wills: Putting Your Values on Paper

Sunday, December 14, 10:15 - 11:15 am, Main Sanctuary Foyer

Mark your calendar and save the date for this upcoming event! Rabbi Beth Singer will speak about the ancient Jewish tradition of writing an ethical will.


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