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Hope Amid Struggle in Georgia

By: Rebecca Neuwirth

– Director of Strategic Engagement & Senior Development Officer

What first struck me in Georgia was the incredible mixture of folklore and modernity, side-by-side. It was evident in the architecture, predominantly old structures – Orthodox churches, and stone buildings – nestled into the mountainous landscape. But at odd intervals in Tbilisi, the capital city, I’d come across a super-modern building – all glass and impossible shapes, rivaling the latest sensation in Bilbao or New York.

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Silence Speaks Loudly in Cuba

There was no way of knowing when we planned JDC's Board and Ambassadors trip to Cuba in fall 2014 that it would come at such an historic time in Cuban-U.S. relations.

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Turmoil, Change and Inspiration in the Jewish World

JDC’s annual New York Ambassadors Symposium featured an incredible roster of dedicated JDC field experts and outside speakers.

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In Moving Memoir, Connection to JDC

By: Devorah Landau

Carol Jean Delmar has written and published Serenade, a moving memoir of her parents’ love story and journey from Vienna and Prague to Cuba and the United States as they fled the Nazis.

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JDC Global Symposium: Twin Cities

By: Nancy and Steven Schachtman, Yoav Segal, and Charlie Nauen

The Symposium wasn't a chance to pontificate about future political moves in a highly uncertain time -- it was a unique opportunity to learn about very concrete aid that is being delivered to Jews in their hour of need.

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From the CEO: The Best-Kept Secret, No Longer

JDC CEO Alan H. Gill says that JDC is continuing its historic legacy of engaging with the public today through new and exciting JDC platforms that highlight the organization's role meeting Jewish and humanitarian needs.

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In Argentina, a JDC Model of Local Empowerment

– Rebecca Neuwirth

For JDC, our work in Argentina is a case study and a story that should be more widely appreciated.

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Two Generations of JDC Leaders Visit Cuba

photo: Photo credit: Matt Borowick

JDC Board member Debby Miller and her daughter Stacy Gorelick, a new member of JDC Ambassadors Circle, had the opportunity to get to know some of the 1,500 members of Cuba’s Jewish community.

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Marc Chagall & JDC

photo: photo credit: Matt Borowick

Read remarks shared at a JDC event around the Marc Chagall exhibit at The Jewish Museum. The event was a cooperation between the JDC Board, JDC Archives, Ambassadors, and Entwine.

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Ambassadors Profile: Making an Impact in Jewish Renewal

By: Devorah Landau

Paul Rosen has a long history in Jewish philanthropy, beginning with leadership positions with the Federation in Toronto, Canada and Broward County, Florida and later serving as National Co-Chair of JFNA’s National Young Leadership Cabinet. He currently lives with his wife in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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JDC Symposium: Where Survival Meets Responsibility

photo: Nancy Borowick

Take an in-depth look at JDC Ambassadors' Oct. 15 Symposium in New York.

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JDC Supporters Join Together To Create Impact Network

photo: Courtesy of Jon Deaner

Together, Jon and Doron founded the first donor group under JDC Ambassadors. At a membership level of $2,500, the Impact Network model provides access to JDC Ambassadors events and engagement.

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Writing a New Chapter of Jewish History in Hungary with JDC Ambassadors

photo: Courtesy of Rebecca Neuwirth

The Jewish community here, long one of the largest in Europe, is struggling to find its identity in the face of a rising tide of anti-Semitism following years of Communist rule. This community needs JDC's vigilance and support.

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Trip to Siberia Underscores Value of JDC for Dedicated Volunteer

photo: Courtesy of Cheryl Fishbein

While all of Cheryl Fishbein's travel experiences were meaningful, one trip in particular stands out among the rest: the trip to Birobidzhan.

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Making the Connection: JDC's Ambassadors Symposium

Making the Connection was the theme of the JDC Ambassadors Symposium, May 6-7, 2013.

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Poland: The 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

By: Rebecca Neuwirth

– Director, JDC Ambassadors

photo: Rebecca Neuwirth

Read JDC senior professional Rebecca Neuwirth’s thoughts on the events surrounding the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, which took place in Warsaw, Poland last week.

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What Is Our Global Jewish Responsibility?

Remarks by Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein, Senior Rabbi, Central Synagogue, delivered at the JDC Ambassadors Global Symposium on December 3, 2012.

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JDC Ambassadors to Gain Inside View of JDC in Action

By: Rebecca Neuwirth

– Director, JDC Ambassadors

photo: Ofir Ben Natan

To get an inside view of JDC’s response to crisis in Israel and a global perspective on the development efforts it is pursuing in various corners of the world, register by Wed. Nov. 28th for the JDC Ambassadors Global Symposium, which will be held in NYC on Monday, Dec. 3.

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20 Years Later—A Rescue Comes Full Circle

By: Rebecca Neuwirth

– Director, JDC Ambassadors

photo: Doron Tashtit

Marking the 20th anniversary of the rescue convoys mounted by JDC during the Siege of Sarajevo, read how JDC’s work in that city continues today.

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