American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
We work in 70 countries to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief for victims of natural and man-made disasters. Here’s how:
Discover Your Family’s Story
Search over 500,000 names from historic documents in the JDC Archives. What will you find?
Travel & Volunteer Overseas
News and Updates
JDC In the News
Eastern Europe is changing. How we deliver care to Jewish elderly has to change with it.
For Rosh Hashanah, JDC CEO David Schizer highlights the critical needs of Jewish seniors in the former Soviet Union and how we are modernizing our operation to continue their care for the New Year and decades beyond.
The Surprising Story Behind This Picture of Leonard Bernstein Conducting an Orchestra of Holocaust Survivors
A feature highlighting JDC’s association with the famous conductor and his concert for Jewish displaced persons after WWII, sponsored by JDC, as part of our work with hundreds of thousands of Holocaust survivors.
A Jewish ‘Hogwarts’ in the Land of Shtetls
Tablet published an op-ed capturing the magical impact of Szarvas, the JDC-Lauder International Jewish Summer Camp in Hungary, in forging Jewish leaders and communities in Europe.
Events & Travel
Looking to experience the Jewish world first-hand with JDC?
28 Nov 2018
Be a part of JDC’s classic Havana experience with young leaders and community members
- Havana, CubaLocation
28 Nov 2018
Professor Darra Goldstein, author of The Georgian Feast (IACP Julia Child Award for Best Cookbook of the Year 1993), A Taste of Russia, Fire…