How to Make a Gift

There are numerous ways you can make a gift to the Yiddish Book Center. Here's a quick look at how to make various kinds of gifts, along with contact information for the staff members who can help you.


• To make a gift by check:
Make your check payable to Yiddish Book Center and mail to:
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

• To donate publicly traded stocks, bonds, or mutual funds:
Contact Jennifer Preuss, staff accountant, at 413-256-4900, ext. 105, or by email at [email protected].

• To make a donation online:
Please visit our online donation page.

• To make a wire transfer:
Contact Jennifer Preuss, staff accountant, at 413-256-4900, ext. 105, or by email at [email protected].

• To establish a charitable gift annuity or endowment fund, or discuss named-gift opportunities:
Contact Zvi Jankelowitz, director of institutional advancement, at 413-256-4900, ext. 117, or by email at [email protected].

• To make an IRA gift:
If you are 70.5 or older, you are eligible to make an IRA contribution that benefits you and helps the National Yiddish Book Center! You can use our free online tool to make a donation that can help you decrease your tax burden. 

• To make a tribute gift:
Contact Sam Brivic, membership and communications assistant, at 413-256-4900, ext. 123, or by email at [email protected].

• To make a matching gift:
Contact Randi Silnutzer, director of operations, at 413-256-4900, ext. 121, or by email at [email protected].

• For general inquiries:
Contact Sarah Mae Browne, development associate, at 413-256-4900, ext. 122, or by email at [email protected].