A Home Visit in Georgia Provides a Graphic Picture of Human Needs

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Zhanna Veyts

Tags: Children

See how difficult life can be for the people behind the program statistics as JDC staffer Zhanna Veyts visits a struggling family in Tbilisi, Georgia, that JDC is helping to support.

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Georgia’s Economic Upswing Leaves the Vulnerable Behind

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Zhanna Veyts

With all eyes on Georgia following its recent parliamentary elections, JDC staff member Zhanna Veyts puts the country’s economic upswing in perspective as she describes the hardships experienced by pensioners, single-income families living below the poverty line, and the country’s many unemployed older adults.

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JDC Expands Social Services for Kyrgyzstan Jews

In light of the heightened ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, JDC has expanded its welfare services, including providing extra food and medicine, to ensure that the region’s neediest Jews receive the care that they need under these unpredictable circumstances. We’re also continuing to monitor the safety of the local Jewish community clients every day.

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On the road with the JDC

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Lee Livingston, President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County in New Jersey recently wrote an article about his experience on the JDC Ambassadors Circle Mission to Turkey and Uzbekistan on the Jewish Federation's blog.

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Shalom from Tashkent, Uzbekistan!

Dov Ben-Shimon

My colleague Diana Fiedotin and I are escorting an Ambassadors Circle mission to Turkey and Uzbekistan for a memorable and unique week-long experience.

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JDC Ambassadors Mission to Turkey and Uzbekistan

Explore the vibrant Jewish communities of Turkey and Uzbekistan, January 15-21, 2010.

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