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
75 years after the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, Poland’s Jews are not giving up
JDC’s Agata Rakowieka, director of the JCC Warsaw, recounts her personal contribution to the miraculous Jewish life in Poland on the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Finding a Home in Israel, Again
Vulnerable communities in Israel empowered by JDC are included in a Tablet photo essay by a photographer in JDC’s HOME: Lens on Israel exhibit at Temple Emanu-El’s Bernard Museum of Judaica in New York City.
The Times of Israel
Hungary’s ‘missing’ Jews come out of hibernation to take community’s helm
A major feature on Jewish leaders leading the charge to transform Jewish life in Hungary, with a focus on JDC’s Zsuzsa Fritz, director of the Balint House JCC, and Peter Berenyi, deputy director of the Balint House.
Events & Travel
Looking to experience the Jewish world first-hand with JDC?
23 May 2018
There’s nothing more intimate or contextual than viewing a work of art from within an artist’s home or studio. Join…
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31 May 2018
Explore the diversity in perspectives of varied artists and art lovers as they talk about Israel.