JDC is the
leading global Jewish
humanitarian organization.

Every day, we put Jewish values into action to save lives and strengthen communities. Now our work is more important than ever.

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JDC lifts lives and strengthens communities around the world.

A Message to Our Supporters

In light of the current environment related to coronavirus, we encourage donors wishing to make a gift to JDC to use our online donation option at donate.jdc.org. If you would like to make a wire or stock transfer, please email info@jdc.org for instructions. Donors may experience some delay in receiving gift acknowledgment letters in the mail due to the current situation. We apologize for any inconvenience. Donors making donations online will continue to receive acknowledgements via email. Thank you for your continued support of JDC’s lifesaving work in 70 countries across the globe.

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Upcoming Events & Travel

  • Rebecca Clifford


    Impossible Reconstructions: Families After the Holocaust


    Thursday, March 18, 2021


    12pm-1:30pm EST

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    Treading Lightly Back into the USSR: The 'Joint' Returns after Half a Century


    Wednesday, March 3, 2021


    2pm-3:30pm EST

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    JDC Entwine’s Virtual Meeting Place for Young Adults

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