Monthly Columns

Unexpected Ramifications on Having a Joint Account

By Bernard A. Krooks, Certified Elder Law Attorney



Clients ask this question very often or they advise us that “I’ve put my son Bill on my accounts because when I die, I know he’ll need money to pay for his household expenses right away. I trust him and he has always done the “right” thing. He’ll divide what’s left equally among all his siblings, in accordance with my wishes” 

AJC Westchester/Fairfield No Hate in Our States

By Myra Clark-Siegel, Director, AJC Westchester/Fairfield


Ukraine is under attack. 

As the first Jewish organization in the world to support the restoration of Ukrainian independence in 1991, AJC stands in full solidarity with the Ukrainian people and remains committed to Ukraine’s full sovereignty and territorial integrity.