Odessa Jews

NY Jewish federation approves $3 million in Ukraine emergency funding

The funds will be directed to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the Jewish Agency  and other grassroots partners in the country.


Who is filling the void in Ukraine's Jewish community left by the JDC?

DIASPORA AFFAIRS: Looking at the reasons that the JDC is less and less involved in the Ukrainian Jewish community.

The JDC office in Jerusalem

JDC announces Ariel Zwang as new CEO

The announcement comes following months of internal strife and factional tension in the JDC regarding the search for a new CEO.

Concerts held across Israel in honor of its Holocaust survivors

The initiative was proposed in light of the expected lockdown during the holidays, that will once again force the elderly to stay at home, often completely alone for a long period of time.

The JDC office in Jerusalem

JDC rocked by internal strife over CEO search process - Special Report

Several senior officials have expressed concern over manner in which new CEO is being selected and its impact on NGO's future.

JDC aid organization lays off 53 staffers around the world

In total, the organization is reducing its workforce by 10%. JDC is also drawing $5 million from its $170 million endowment and imposing salary freezes until the end of 2021.


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.


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.

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