As the world is focused on the plight of those being evacuated from the besieged city of Aleppo, the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief (JCDR), chaired by JDC, has swiftly moved to meet the needs of these beleaguered civilians.
Facing overwhelming hardship, the evacuees are in desperate need of food, medicine, clean water, and shelter. JCDR is working with a vetted and longtime JDC partner on the ground, the International Blue Crescent, to ensure food for the growing evacuee population.
This is latest chapter in JCDR’s response to the largest refugee crisis since World War Two. The 20-member JCDR Coalition for Syrian Refugees, and JDC, have provided humanitarian relief to tens of thousands refugees and displaced persons in the last three years in Jordan, Turkey, and across Europe.
JCDR’s decades-long efforts providing life-saving aid and critical support, on behalf of the Jewish people, has impacted countless numbers of people facing disaster and crisis in numerous countries, including Rwanda, Haiti, Nepal, and across South Asia.
Jewish Coalition for Syrian Refugee members include:
American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society
Jewish Federations of North America
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
Jewish Labor Committee
JUF/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Jewish Women International
Jewish World Watch
NESHAMA: ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH CHAPLAINS
The Jewish Council for Public Affairs
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
World Jewish Congress
World Jewish Relief
JCDR’s work with refugees has also led to the founding of the MultiFaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, an interfaith movement dedicated to spreading awareness and advocating for the needs of Syrian refugee populations.
Tags for this post:
Share this Post
An error occurred during your login.
JDC, Cookies, and Your Privacy
An Error Occurred
Logging In With One of Your Social Web Site Logins
Instead of trying to remember a bunch of special username/password combinations to log in to different web sites that you visit, you can now link your account on this web site to your account on one (or more) of the social media web sites shown and log in with the same username/password combination that you use on that social web site to log in to our site.
To provide this connection in a secure manner, we use Gigya, a social network connection provider that works behind the scenes to make safe, secure connections between user accounts on different systems, such as popular social media web sites like Facebook and web sites like ours where you are actively involved in social issues and causes.
Each time you log in, Gigya uses special application programming interfaces (APIs) to establish the connection between the sites and validate your username and password. Neither our web site or Gigya receive or store your social network passwords.
In addition to reducing the number of logins you have to remember, connecting your accounts can make it quicker and easier to share an activity or cause you feel passionately about from our web site with your friends on your social web sites.
You can break the connection between your accounts at any time.