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Donor Stories at JRC

Our community is blessed by the contributions of so many people in so many ways. We particularly want to share the stories of our legacy donors who have provided for Judea Reform in their wills or other estate plans. Through their generosity, they are securing a future for generations to come.

Anna Klein

I have made a Legacy gift to Judea Reform Congregation for two reasons: first, my good friend Judith Ruderman approached me with the idea and made a convincing argument to me – that giving to the Jewish community is the best way we can . . . read more 

Barbara & Barry Silver

Eight years ago we moved to Chapel Hill from the DC metropolitan area where there was a sizable Jewish population.  In order to sustain our Jewish identity we decided . . . read more


Farley & Roger Bernholz

Watch Farley and Roger's statement here . . . 

Jaime Stein & Emily Berman

Despite being relatively new to Judea Reform Congregation (we joined over the summer of 2017) it is abundantly clear how becoming  . . . read more

Chip & Jane Carnathan

Over the course of our marriage, Jane and I have made 6 interstate moves as my career has . . . read more



Lynne & Dick Kohn

Reform Judaism has provided a community and spiritual home base for us throughout our married lives, especially for Lynne, who became a Jew by Choice in 1972.  We joined Judea Reform Congregation in 1991,  . . . read more

Marc & Betsy Joseph

We both grew up in Reform Jewish communities and were actively involved in the North American Federation for Temple Youth (NFTY). Though we did not realize it way back then, . . .  read more





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