Times of Israel: For Ukraine's Jews, $50 staves off starvation
JDC's efforts and staff in Ukraine were highlighted in a sweeping piece about how the war has affected the country's Jewish community.
When Jewish girls in Bulgaria dress up this week as Queen Esther, they’re not only reenacting Purim’s ancient tale of rescue – they are commemorating the fact that their own community was saved from extinction at the hands of the Nazis during World War II. It is the stuff of legend and great pride for Bulgarian Jews, who also have a local connection to the universal lesson of the Jews of Sushan, that remarkable things are possible when we stand together – even the renaissance of a Jewish community that was dormant for 45 years.
Established by JDC in 1995, the Women’s Health Empowerment Program (WHEP) has been improving the lives of women living with breast cancer in places where screening is scarce and giving a generation of women the tools to reach out to help others in difficult straits.
Explore the rich culinary heritage of Jews around the world, with eight holiday recipes from France, Greece, Poland, and Ukraine.
When the daily shelling began to be too much to bear last June, 23-year-old Masha Shumatskaya packed up her belongings and left her hometown of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine for the safety of Kharkov.
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