Items 41 - 60 of 200  Previous12345678910Next

From the CEO: On Jewish Unity and Inclusion

By: Alan H. Gill

In our yearning to reach out and offer solace and hope to those most in need, we tap the deepest part of our connectedness as a Jewish people and transcend the labels, divisions, and the differences that seem to divide us.

Read More

Dispatch: Standing With Israelis During Troubled Times

As Israelis continue to face increasing terror attacks, Prof. Yossi Tamir, JDC's Israel Regional Director, sent the following dispatch on JDC's role in addressing the tensions and fears among Israelis at this time of uncertainty and violence.

Read More

Finding My Global Jewish Family in "Georgia (Europe)"

– Fernando Camisar

photo: Alex Weisler/JDC
Tags: Entwine

Georgia began for me as “Georgia (Europe),” and ended up being the names, the experiences, the aromas, the flavors, the friends, and the feelings.

Read More

Building a Bridge to a Better Future

By: Rebecca Neuwirth

This summer, a JDC Ambassadors trip set off to build bridges of a most personal kind with Jews in Hungary and the former Yugoslavia – Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia – and to better understand how they live.

Read More

On Crimean Peninsula, Building Jewish Community

Despite the political crisis that has plagued Ukraine and the Crimean Peninsula since 2014, JDC's activities in cities like Sevastopol and Simferopol continue unabated.

Read More

Q&A: David Bezmozgis

Award-winning novelist David Bezmozgis, whose family was assisted by JDC on their emigration from Latvia, is a master storyteller at the height of his powers.

Read More

On Visit to the Field, Challenging Easy Assumptions

By: Alex Weisler

photo: photo credit: Alex Weisler
Tags: Families

Georgia was a rich and troubling multi-sensory experience that challenged easy narratives about what Jewish renewal looks like in the former Soviet Union.

Read More

A Summer Respite in Troubled Ukraine

Nikita Danilenko and his family were never JDC clients before Ukraine's violent political and economic crisis erupted last year.

Read More

From the CEO: In Europe, JDC Prepares for the Future

By: by Alan Gill


Jewish communities are deeply shaken by the fatal shootings at a kosher store in Paris and a synagogue in Copenhagen that took place earlier this year. Coupled with the ongoing euro-zone crisis, Jewish cooperation and preparedness in Europe is more important than ever.

Read More

Moscow Soccer Tournament Blends Jewish Identity, Volunteerism

Tags: Children

Four Jewish soccer teams from Russia and Israel came together in Moscow for the Inter Maccabi Cup, a two-day tournament marking the 25th anniversary of the revival of the Maccabi community in Russia.

Read More

The Jewish Response to Disaster

Ram Tripathi gave a searing presentation about Nepal to JDC donors, giving circle members, JDC Entwine members, and friends.

Read More

Inaugural Moscow Jewish Children's Book Festival Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

Tags: Children

Thirteen of the best Moscow publishing houses came together late last month to celebrate International Children's Day with a children's book festival.

Read More

Q&A: On the Ground in Nepal, Finding Hope and Heartache

Connect to JDC's critical earthquake relief work in Nepal with an emotional Q&A featuring a member of our disaster response team in Kathmandu.

Read More

Judafest Celebrates Hungarian Jewish Pride, Identity

For eight years, the JDC-sponsored Judafest festival has brought thousands of members of Hungary’s Jewish community to the streets to celebrate their culture and share their pride in their identity.

Read More

Changing Lives: Social Innovation in Israel

At a JDC Ambassadors breakfast on social innovation, Avital Goel and Yiftah Leket spoke about how they were able to change the lives of hundreds of dangerously at-risk young Israelis.

Read More

On the Ground: Bhumlichowk, Nepal

JDC is working with AIDMI and local disaster mitigation teams to immediately assist the people of Bhumlichowk, who had been cut off from aid for more than a week following the disaster.

Read More

In Djerba, A Lag Ba'Omer Pilgrimage

photo: credit: Gil Shefler/JDC

They'll gather together once more, as they've done on Lag Ba'Omer for 150 years – thousands of Jews visiting "La Ghriba," the ornate and ancient synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba.

Read More

On the Ground: Delivering Relief in Manikhel, Nepal

By: Sam Amiel

Today's visit to a very tight-knit community that lost a daughter was heart-wrenching. We brought our condolences, visited with each family to understand how they are surviving, and delivered critically needed aid.

Read More

Making a Difference—with Lemonade and a Smile

For Sam Cohen and his friend Lars Clausen, much of their past week in school was spent worrying about what was happening to children like themselves in Nepal.

Read More

JDC Responds: Team in Kathmandu, Packing Aid Supplies in NY

JDC helped facilitate the delivery of two critically needed neonatal incubators, and is concurrently working with the Afya Foundation to pack and ship humanitarian and medical supplies to a Kathmandu hospital.

Read More

An error occurred during your login.


JDC, Cookies, and Your Privacy

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by our web server for storage on your computer, to be retrieved when you return to this site. We use cookies to allow you faster, more convenient access, and to prevent you from being required to log in on every page of our sites.

For more information on JDC’s use of cookies, read our Privacy Policy.


An Error Occurred


Logging In With One of Your Social Web Site Logins

Instead of trying to remember a bunch of special username/password combinations to log in to different web sites that you visit, you can now link your account on this web site to your account on one (or more) of the social media web sites shown and log in with the same username/password combination that you use on that social web site to log in to our site.

To provide this connection in a secure manner, we use Gigya, a social network connection provider that works behind the scenes to make safe, secure connections between user accounts on different systems, such as popular social media web sites like Facebook and web sites like ours where you are actively involved in social issues and causes.

Each time you log in, Gigya uses special application programming interfaces (APIs) to establish the connection between the sites and validate your username and password. Neither our web site or Gigya receive or store your social network passwords.

In addition to reducing the number of logins you have to remember, connecting your accounts can make it quicker and easier to share an activity or cause you feel passionately about from our web site with your friends on your social web sites.

You can break the connection between your accounts at any time.