You can make a gift of appreciated stocks, bonds, or shares of mutual funds to American Friends of The Hebrew University in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and receive financial benefits.  If you have owned these securities for more than one year, you achieve the following goals when you make your charitable contribution:

  • A tax deduction.  You may claim an income tax charitable deduction for the average value of the marketable securities on the date they are received in AFHU’s account.
  • No Capital Gains Tax. If you donate long-term securities, you are not required to pay tax on the gain.
  • Target your Gift. Your philanthropy may be unrestricted to enable AFHU to use your contribution where needed most, or may be designated for a particular program or priority of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • You become an esteemed member of our Einstein Society and are invited to participate in AFHU programs designed to recognize your thoughtful generosity.

To ensure a smooth transfer of appreciated securities, please notify us of your intentions. Complete the Notification of Stock Transfer Form and email, fax or mail to:
Ms. Sue Chen
American Friends of The Hebrew University
One Battery Park Plaza, 25th floor
New York, NY 1004
Phone: (212) 607-8587
Email: schen@afhu.org
Fax: (212) 809-4430

Kindly ask your broker or agent to transfer stocks to AFHU, using the following account:
Custodian: Depository Trust Company, FBO The Northern Trust Company, Trust Department
DTC Participant Number: 2669
Reference Account Number: 26-85533
Reference Account of: American Friends of The Hebrew University
Attention: Willis Robinson—Phone (312) 444-5651; Fax (312) 557-2704

We deeply appreciate your commitment to American Friends of The Hebrew University in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. For further information about ways to be philanthropic while reaping financial benefits, contact Beth McCoy, National Executive Director, at bmccoy@afhu.org or (212) 607-8555.