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:
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News and Updates
JDC In the News
How to help cyclone victims in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
JDC is highlighted by the national broadcaster among aid groups for its relief efforts in response to Cyclone Idai in Mozambique
The Wall Street Journal
Preserving the Traces of Egypt’s Lost Jews
A piece about Egypt’s Jewish community and efforts to preserve its heritage highlights JDC’s aid to the country’s remaining Jews.
Letters to the editor: Israeli agritech
JDC addresses the use of Israeli agritech for humanitarian use, noting its current TOV work in Africa for smallholder farmers.
Events & Travel
Looking to experience the Jewish world first-hand with JDC?
05 May 2019
Join this boutique mission to explore Jewish communities in Eastern Europe
- Sarajevo, Bosnia and HerzegovinaLocation
14 May 2019
Private Film Screening of “The Lost Crown” and Talkback with Director Avi Dabach and Amir Shaviv from JDC
JDC invites you to a screening of “The Lost Crown” on May 14 with a special talkback session following the…
- 130 East 82nd Street, New York, NYLocation