American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
We work in 70 countries to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief for victims of natural and man-made disasters. Here’s how:
Discover Your Family’s Story
Search over 500,000 names from historic documents in the JDC Archives. What will you find?
Travel & Volunteer Overseas
News and Updates
JDC In the News
The Times of Israel
New JDC head brings a business approach to aiding needy Jews
In a major interview, JDC CEO David Schizer showcases key topics including JDC’s global work in Israel and beyond, his vision for the organization, and current trends in the Jewish world.
How the Jewish People are Tackling the Biggest Issues Facing the Community
In an interview airing on the Palm Beach local NBC affiliate, JDC CEO David Schizer discusses JDC’s work around the world.
We’ll Meet Again
In the premiere episode of the new PBS series, JDC helps a former Jewish refugee reconnect with a family friend from the Shanghai Ghetto, where JDC supported thousands during WWII.
JDC Field Blog
The International Youth Seminar with a Rock-and-Roll Twist that Came to Romania
When you think of famous stars who forever changed music like Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, do you also think of the Babylonian Talmud? If not, after reading about the various Jewish activities that just happened at the “Rock, Reggae, and Rebellious Royals: The Rhythms of Jewish Life as Seen through the Rhythms of Popular Song” international youth seminar, from March 15-18, in Timisoara, Romania, you just might.
Events & Travel
Looking to experience the Jewish world first-hand with JDC?
21 Mar 2018
Travel to Havana, Cuba with JDC Ambassadors
- Havana, CubaLocation
23 Mar 2018
Join us for a lunch briefing with the native Jewish voices from Poland, Hungary and Serbia
- 220 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USALocation