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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

  • Jeff Edelstein


    The JDC Archives Names Index as a Window to JDC’s History


    August 19, 2020


    2:00-3:30 PM EDT

  • Lior Sternfeld


    Studying the Middle East through the Prism of the Jewish Communities


    August 31, 2020


    12:00-13:30 PM EDT

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