Famine, World Wars, Communist repression, political strife, genocide—Jewish communities around the world have confronted the unthinkable over the last century. Today, Jews worldwide share a unique opportunity to reconnect to their cultural heritage and find unprecedented strength as part of a global Jewish people.
JDC restores and rebuilds vibrant Jewish life in countries throughout the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe. As their trusted partner for nearly a century, JDC shares its expertise to empower local Jewish communities from Latin America to Northern Africa and Asia to develop and enrich their local communities.
JDC’s centers of Jewish life and cultural continuity around the world are instrumental in connecting Jews to one another and to our collective tradition.