Media Spotlight on JDC’s Helping Hand

A Nazi victim and JDC assistance recipient outside her home in Belarus. Photo by Sarah Levin.
A Nazi victim and JDC assistance recipient outside her home in Belarus. Photo by Sarah Levin.

We’re excited to share that JDC got a shout out in the media for reaching Jews living in some of the furthest corners of the globe.

Voices of America spotlighted JDC’s work assisting the elderly in Belarus, where only a handful of Jews remain in shtetls scattered across the country—less than 1% of the population that prospered there prior to World War II.

And the Washington Post published a Letter to the Editor responding to the “waning days” of Jewish gauchos in Argentina, who still remain very much alive for JDC. Like the rest of the Jewish community in that country reeling from the devastation caused by the economic crisis in 2001, JDC continues to support Argentina’s Jewish gauchos through these trying times.

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