About JDC

At Any Given Moment: JDC’s Global Jewish Impact

In dozens of countries around the world, JDC is crucial to ensuring the success and survival of the Jewish people, innovating Jewish life and strengthening communities since 1914. Learn more about the organization’s impact.

Who We Are

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. Since 1914, JDC has exemplified that all Jews are responsible for one another and for improving the well-being of vulnerable people around the world.

Today, JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters.

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