Crisis in Ukraine

In response to the ongoing turmoil in Ukraine, JDC has activated its emergency response network on the ground.

The crisis has caused food shortages, the suspension of public transportation, and growing fear, especially among the elderly.

Right now, we are:

JDC’s work to ensure the well-being of Ukrainian Jews during this crisis has been highlighted by:

More than 300,000 Jews live in Ukraine today. JDC, with the support of its global partners, assists thousands of needy Jewish elderly and children in Kiev alone, and provides life-saving help to tens of thousands of the poorest Jews throughout the country.

JDC is also shaping new generations of Jewish leaders and developing Jewish community life through Jewish Community Centers, Jewish family camps, Jewish holiday celebrations, cultural festivals, educational opportunities, and young adult leadership training programs.

You can follow our real-time work on the ground on Facebook and Twitter, as well as here on our Ukraine crisis page.

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