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?
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News and Updates
JDC In the News
The Unsung, Unfinished Legacy of Isaac Giterman
JDC CEO David Schizer remembers forgotten JDC and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising hero Isaac Giterman on the 75th anniversary of his death.
Bleak Photos of Georgia’s Lonely, Dwindling Jewish Population
A photo essay highlighting Georgia’s poor, Jewish elderly includes JDC’s work aiding this population through its local Hesed social welfare center.
This December, Do More Than Just Remember the Poor
This holiday season, take action to fight poverty, especially among the world’s elderly, says JDC’s Regional Director for former Soviet Union operations.
JDC Field Blog
With the Last Day of Chanukah, Hope for Poor Jews Burns Bright
In a 200-year-old home in the southern Ukrainian city of Nikolaev, an elderly woman sits alone, looking out the window at the passersby. Perhaps her mind has wandered to happier times as she’s watched the hustle and bustle of the last week when fellow Jews celebrated Chanukah.
Events & Travel
Looking to experience the Jewish world first-hand with JDC?
22 Jan 2018
Leave no stone unturned with JDC Art Circle- Explore found photography with acclaimed collector, Peter J. Cohen
- New York, NY 10003Location
23 Jan 2018
Learn about JDC's global body of work with top staff, featuring CEO, David schizer
- 7575 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples, FL 34108, USALocation