Luciana Carmela Friedmann
A blog spotlighting Luciana Friedmann, a longtime partner of JDC as well as the active and passionate President of the Jewish community of Timisoara, Romania.
Fred Lee’s Social Network: Bring Back Hope raises $1.8M; youth and Smith like national treasures
A news brief highlighting the Vancouver Bring Back Hope Gala.
A Forgotten Story: Film Delves into Cuban Diamond Industry
A piece covering the winning film of the inaugural JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant, “Forgotten Jewels, A Haven in Havana.”
Philanthropy News Digest
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Accepting Applications for Documentary Films
A news brief on the 2018 JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant, which is now accepting applications.
Talkline with Zev Brenner
Talkline with Zev Brenner
A radio interview featuring JDC CEO David Schizer.
An Evening to Bring Back Hope Gala 2017
A feature highlighting the recent Bring Back Hope Gala, a project of JDC Board Member Gary Segal, in Vancouver honoring Dr. Rick Hodes and Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei .
These young Jews are optimistic about their future in Europe
A feature story on trends among young Jewish adults in Europe, highlighting the work of Junction — a JDC-Schusterman Family Foundation-Yesod partnership — and quoting JDC’s Sarah Eisenman and Lela Sedekario.
The war never ended for poor, elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union
An op-ed written by JDC CEO David Schizer spotlighting five major challenges facing the former Soviet Union’s poor, elderly Jews, after he participated in the JDC Board Mission to Russia and Belarus.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Jewish Teen Foundation presents $20k to nonprofits
Students presented more than $20,000 to five nonprofits, including JDC, through the Jewish Teen Foundation.
JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps Fellow Romi Rutovitz details her experience of blossoming Jewish life in Poland.
The Jerusalem Post
Israel, Jewish group provide emergency aid to flood-stricken Sri Lanka
A story highlighting the emergency aid provided by JDC to victims of devastating flooding in Sri Lanka.
JDC, local partner providing emergency aid to storm-struck Sri Lanka
A news brief on JDC’s response in flood-stricken Sri Lanka.
A magazine column including coverage of the inaugural JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant.
The Ugly Story Behind a Breakfast Meal
A story on the history of foods in the Dominican Republic brought by or created by Jewish refugees who sought refuge on the island, with JDC’s help, during World War II.
Times of Israel
Ukraine’s Jews walk narrow line between murderous past and uncertain future
A story highlighting Ukraine’s crisis and its impact Jewish communities, showcasing JDC’s work.
Israelis share crisis-coping expertise with EU educators
A piece on the JDC/ECJC Conference for Jewish Educators held in London, featuring Israeli trauma experts and European Jewish school principals being trained in crisis preparedness.
Lantana Elementary explores Haiti’s effort to save lives during Holocaust
A piece highlighting Haiti’s role in saving Jewish lives during World War II, quoting JDC.
“Forgotten Jewels, A Haven in Havana” Awarded First JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant
A story on JDC’s announcement of its inaugural JDC Archives Documentary Film Grant being awarded.
At our Passover and Easter Tables, Lets Not Forget Those in Need
CEO David Schizer urges us to remember the neediest at our holiday celebrations, highlighting JDC’s work in the former Soviet Union, the IFCJ Food and Medicine Lifeline, and Passover’s message of deliverance.
See Rare Footage of Post Holocaust Passover Celebrations
In a feature on Passover in 1947, JDC’s work providing Passover aid to Holocaust survivors is highlighted through a rare film and photo gallery. The piece also notes its ongoing work today to help needy Jews celebrate the holiday.