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On the Ground in Ukraine

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Andrew Kahan

This week, I returned from Ukraine after a week-long trip visiting JDC’s programs, clients, and staff in both Odessa and Kiev -- the first time I was personally exposed to the crucial work JDC does in the former Soviet Union.

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In Germany, Volunteering for Ukraine

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Kharkov, Ukraine, is more than 1,100 miles from Berlin, but on November 16, the German Jewish community will celebrate the shared bonds of the global Jewish people.

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Donetsk Jews Celebrate Sukkot

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Earlier this month, the Jews of besieged Donetsk -- the city in eastern Ukraine caught in the crossfires of much of the tension and violence plaguing the former Soviet republic -- celebrated a very special Sukkot.

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Moscow JCC Renamed After Ralph Goldman

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One of Moscow's largest Jewish community centers, the Nikitskaya, was renamed in honor of Ralph Goldman, one of the Jewish world's most accomplished leaders who died, at 100, in Jerusalem earlier this month.

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Ebola Crisis: JDC Responds

Against a backdrop of growing global fear about the Ebola virus disease, JDC has moved quickly to contribute to responses.

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Faces of the Ukraine Crisis: Aza Grigorenko

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This isn't the first time Aza Grigorenko, 88, has been a refugee. It's not the first time she's been forced to leave her home because of war.

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JDC Global Kitchen: Rosh Hashanah in Morocco

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Explore the rich culinary heritage of North Africa’s Jews, with a trio of holiday recipes guaranteed to whet your appetite.

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For Youngest Israelis, Healing Post-War Trauma

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Five-year-old Guy knows all too well the difficulties associated with living in the south of Israel.

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From the CEO: Under Fire In Ukraine, Heroism Abounds

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Alan H. Gill

– JDC CEO

Alan H. Gill just returned from Ukraine where he met with some of the thousands of Jews displaced by the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

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In Siberia, More Than 50 Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

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Each year in Siberia, dozens of young people celebrate their bar and bat mitzvahs during a week-long JDC-supported family retreat.

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Crisis in Israel: JDC Response Update

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As the violence in Israel extends into its third week, JDC continues to ensure the safety and well-being of the most vulnerable Israelis impacted by the escalating crisis.

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On the Ground in Israel: Two Stories

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As the violence continues, despite our hopes for a ceasefire, JDC is continuing to address the needs of Israel's vulnerable at-risk children, youth, young adults and families, the region's elderly and those with disabilities.

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From the CEO: In Israel, What Community Means

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Alan H. Gill

I want to share with you three scenes from the last several days here that underscore, for me, the meaning of community and resilience during wartime.

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JDC Global Symposium: Twin Cities

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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: Dispatch from Israel

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Alan H. Gill

No matter how long one lives in Israel, you don't ever get used to the sirens, the break in the calm, the-wait-to-see if the missile that is approaching will be intercepted, or not, by the Iron Dome.

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From the President: Letter from Odessa

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JDC President Penny Blumenstein offers final thoughts from her Board Mission visit to Ukraine and reflects on her trip to Kiev and Odessa.

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