JDC

Digital literacy, resilience to be key in the post-coronavirus world

Now that we have become accustomed or even dependent on it, the shift to the digital world is certain to outlive the threat of the virus.

30/04/2020
JDC develops aid programs worldwide to help those affected by coronavirus

In the former Soviet Union, in Israel, in Latin America and even in Ethiopia, the JDC continues to help the most vulnerable, including the poor and elderly.

JDC volunteers gather in Moscow to prepare mishloah manot for elderly Jews

“I can say that doing something good for people, making sweets with your own hands, and putting all your heart in is so much better than receiving any gifts," said one of the volunteers.

The American Joint Jewish Distribution Committee (JDC) distributes matza to elderly jews in Ukraine.
Joint Distribution Committee chooses new president after first election

The 105-year-old organization provides aid and services to Jewish populations in need across the globe, and took an active role aiding Holocaust survivors, Soviet Jewry, and Ethiopian Jews.

By BEN SALES/JTA
10/12/2019
Interdisciplinary effort assists thousands of young Israelis at risk

"Yated" is a national interdisciplinary program for young adults at risk led by JDC, with financial backing from the Labor Ministry.

28/02/2019
Indonesia Aid
Jewish groups send aid to Indonesia as death toll tops 400

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee has maintained a presence in Indonesia since the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

25/12/2018
The Israeli cause that US Jews can consistently rally around

While other NGOs are harmed by Diaspora-Israel tension, JDC is largely unscathed, JDC's CEO says.

Anti-semitism
Antisemitic slogans painted on 3 Jewish buildings in Odessa, Ukraine

The incidents follow several cases of death threats and vandalism against Jewish institutions in western Ukraine, including at cemeteries and synagogues.

By JTA
26/12/2017
World Jewry marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) runs activities in eight different countries.

Israeli citizens with disabilities renew their protest to receive improved benefits.
Disabled renew protest to receive improved benefits

15 disabled people lead by the group 'Disabled are becoming panthers' moved on to the Prime Minister’s Office, blocking the entrances and exits to the buildings.

19/11/2017
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