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
Under the Chuppah in Havana
Sixty years since the Cuban Revolution, the group wedding of sixteen Jewish couples is emblematic of the revival of Jewish life on the island and JDC’s ongoing role there.
Wall Street Journal
Education and Anti-Semitism – Too many young Europeans know little about their brutal past.
An editorial discussing the importance of Holocaust education in fighting anti-Semitism highlighted JDC’s recent European Jewish Leaders Survey.
Chronicle of Philanthropy
America’s Favorite Charities
As a part of its America’s Favorite Charities list, the Chronicle of Philanthropy featured JDC as an example of non-profit success in the last decade.
Events & Travel
Looking to experience the Jewish world first-hand with JDC?
17 Jan 2019
Explore disaster mitigation and grassroots development strategies with local leaders
- Manila, PhilippinesLocation
20 Jan 2019
In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars…
- 34 West 13th Street New York, NY 10011Location