American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
We work in nearly 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
What the Bolshevik Revolution Meant for Russian Jews
Newsweek published JDC CEO David Schizer’s op-ed highlighting the historical impact of the Bolshevik revolution on Jews living in the former Soviet Union today and during the Soviet era.
Kiev’s American-style JCC gives low-income Jews the millionaire treatment
A feature on the JDC-supported Halom Jewish Community Center in Kiev, highlighting its subsidized kindergarten and its multi-generational programming and activities.
The Washington Post
I thought I knew how my family escaped the Holocaust. The truth was hidden in a Dominican town.
A first-person feature highlighting uncovered information on one Jewish family’s escape to the Dominican Republic during WWII, quoting JDC’s Linda Levi and including photos and information from JDC’s Global Archives.
JDC Field Blog
Celebrating IFCJ and a Life-Saving JDC Partnership
Sitting with Vera, it is her tearful eyes that first grab your attention.
At 62-years-old, her struggles have been endless. But it is her inability to get through the month, the grinding poverty she experiences, that occupies her thoughts.
Events & Travel
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21 Nov 2017
JDC Archives Featured in Just-Opened “1917” Exhibit NOW – December 29, 2017 The JDC Archives is honored to have 15…
05 Dec 2017
Join JDC Art Circle for a Private Home Gallery Tour Tuesday, December 5th, 6- 7:30 PM Home of Dr. Louis…
- Upper West Side, New York, NY, USALocation