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
How to help Guatemala recover from the Fuego volcano
In a story, JDC’s response to aid Guatemalans severely affected after the eruption of the Fuego volcano is highlighted.
A Look Inside The Lives Of Israeli Bedouins In The Negev
An op-ed on JDC’s HOME exhibit focuses on the vulnerable Bedouin and Israeli Arab populations helped by JDC.
The Times of Israel
Thousands in Budapest flock to Jewish street fair in sign of community’s revival
A feature on the JDC-supported Judafest street festival in Budapest, which drew thousands of participants and highlights thriving Jewish life in the country.
JDC Field Blog
Explore the Revamped JDC Archives Site
The JDC Archives, one of the most important collections in the world for the study of modern Jewish history, holds the institutional records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee since its founding in 1914, showcasing the organization’s key humanitarian work over the past 104 years. Now, after a major revamp, the JDC Archives website is being unveiled with a crisper and cleaner look. In addition, the site’s functionality has been modernized, making it more user and mobile friendly.
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