CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER

Jewish Future Promise, in partnership with Dr. Erica Brown, has put together these resources to help start conversations with your family, write an ethical will, or write a legacy letter.

What’s the last rewarding conversation you had with your family about Jewish purpose, values and meaning? Our guide can help. Read or download a pdf

An ethical will, called a tzava’a in Hebrew, is an ethical and emotional approach to estate planning. Read or download a pdf to learn more.

Leave behind a legacy letter that shares your wisdom and values. Read or download a pdf

Check out our series of pdf guides and webinars that will help you have a conversation with your family about giving in ways that honor Jewish stories, values and traditions.

Learn More >

Additional Resources*

Acknowledge Media produces magnificent, documentary-style legacy films celebrating family values, heritage, and stories as a gift for future generations.

Contact: Rich Polt
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (617) 699-9144
Website: acknowledgemedia.com
Price Range: Custom projects start at $20,000

Bind These Words facilitates intergenerational continuity through family history. The firm’s finely-crafted books grace the homes of families throughout the U.S., Europe, and Israel.

Contact: Stacy Derby
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (312) 593-3424
Website: bindthesewords.com
Price Range: Custom projects start at $40,000

Through the art of documentary filmmaking, our award-winning team works with you to produce your legacy message or story for future generations to know and remember.

Contact: Cara Barineau
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (404) 937-3475
Website: bluemarblemedia.com/legacy
Price Range: $8,000 – $35,000+

Your stories must be told or they die. The next generation won’t value what we owned, only our values and the tales of how we lived!

Contact: Robb Lucy
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (604) 874-7700
Website: createmylegacy.com
Price Range: $2,500 – $30,000

The Ethical Legacy Will uses the power of video and guided conversation to reflect and share who you are, your values, and your legacy.

Contact: Rabbi David Levin
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (484) 679-6402
Website: ethicallegacy.com
Price Range: Contact to inquire

Jewish Family Legacy Videos are a gift to future generations. Featuring photos, video clips, and the transmission of your values—in your words.

Contact: Fred Greene
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (415) 472-7733
Website: greenecreative.com
Price Range: Contact to inquire

Our life story interviewer app records your memories or those of someone you love. Family members then get to listen to them anytime, anywhere through an interactive app.

Contact: Naomi Beckwith
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (510) 516-6450
Website: hereafter.ai
Price Range: Try for free!

We help people preserve their story and family history for future generations, by producing meaningful high quality personal profile keepsake videos of individuals or couples.

Contact: Dylan Shoychet
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (647) 262-9598
Website: keepsakevideoinc.com
Price Range: $2,000 – $5,500

Leah interviews you, writes a beautiful letter and, along with favorite photos, recipes, letters, poetry, art, and even a family tree, creates an heirloom coffee table book full of memories.

Contact: Leah Dobkin
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (414) 238-1577
Website: legacyletter.org
Price Range: $1,500 – $20,000

Legacy Live creates premium film productions; recording your family story so that your values live on for generations to come. Ensure a vibrant Jewish future for us all.

Contact: Rabbi Naftali Schiff
Email: [email protected]
Phone:+44 (0)796 7727869
Website: legacy-live.com
Price Range: $30,000-50,000

Ensure your family and future generations will live intentionally and generously by sharing your stories, values, and wisdom. From self-guided or facilitated services to custom books and creations.

Contact: Our LivingWisely Team
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (651) 600-6412
Website: livingwisely.org
Price Range: $25 – $25,000. Call for a free consultation.

Megilla is a video-storytelling platform to easily record precious life stories & share memories that transcend generations. 

Contact: Nathan Firer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (424) 337-1006
Website: megilla.com
Price Range: Free (starting at $36 annual in late 2021)

We create legacy books and ethical wills (with optional video clips) capturing family history, values and traditions, to strengthen and empower future generations.

Contact: Debby Mycroft
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (425) 870-9181
Website: memoriesworthtelling.com
Price Range: $1,500 – $20,000+

We help you save and share family photos and stories, because your family stories and images are your family’s legacy. Custom books, photo scanning, memorabilia management.

Contact: Jiffy Page
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (404) 680-5341
Website: pixorium.com
Price Range: $1,000 – $50,000+

Create your life story book with ease and document your Jewish heritage with a professional ghostwriter and editor! Sign up here for a free 15-minute project call.

Contact: Michael Howard
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (773) 580-7668
Website: storyterrace.com
Price Range: $3,000 – $7,000

“The greatest gift we can give our children is not money or possessions, but a story…” (Rabbi Sacks) I help you create that story for the benefit of your future generations.

Contact: Danny Verbov
Email: [email protected]
Phone:+972 52-311-5682
Website: dannyverbov.com
Price Range: $12,000 – $40,000+

* The Jewish Future Promise is not responsible for the quality of the services and products provided. Jewish Future Promise is not a guarantor of services. The user is responsible for making his or her own decisions about the use of providers and the product or service listed.