Sample Language for Your Will or Trust

The following language may help you and your attorney when drawing up a bequest that meets your needs.

“I give to American Society for Yad Vashem, a New York not-for-profit corporation currently located at 500 Fifth Avenue, 42nd Floor, New York, NY 10110-4299, Tax ID number 13-3106768, ______________* [written amount or percentage of the estate or description of property] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”

*If you are interested in supporting a specific project or program, it is best to discuss your plans with our planned giving professionals before completing your bequest language to confirm your wishes can be met by Yad Vashem.

Please note: The policies of the American Society for Yad Vashem and Yad Vashem do not allow the American Society for Yad Vashem or Yad Vashem or its executives or representatives to serve as personal representative, executor, trustee or witness for a will or trust.


Legal name: American Society for Yad Vashem
Address: 500 Fifth Avenue, 42nd Floor, New York, NY 10110-4299
Federal Tax ID number: 13-3106768


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