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?
News and Updates
JDC In the News
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.
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.
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
30 Jun 2019
Visit Jewish communities in Hungary and Romania on two wheels, featuring a stop at the celebrated Camp Szarvas
- Budapest, HungaryLocation