Tune in to JDC Ambassadors Pre-Passover Briefing
100 Years of Unlikely Seders
Tuesday, April 16
12:00 – 12:30 PM ET
Special access link will be shared upon registration
Join JDC Ambassadors on Tuesday, April 16 at 12:00 PM ET for a special pre-Passover Passport Briefing webcast exploring JDC’s Global Passover aid distribution past and present. From Cuba to Kharkov, JDC has helped organize seders and distribute matzah in the spirit of the Hagaddah: “All who are hungry, come eat!” Learn how JDC continues to mobilize today to ensure Jewish communities around the world have the resources they need to celebrate Passover.
The webcast will feature Dr. Will Recant, Assistant Executive Vice President and JDC Global Program Specialist. For more than two decades, Dr. Recant has worked for JDC across several continents, harnessing his expertise in emergency response and community development. A captivating speaker, Dr. Recant brings together strands of his rich experience into every story that he tells.
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Dr. William Recant
Assistant Executive Vice President, JDC Global Program Specialist
Will Recant is JDC’s senior professional for disaster response, international development and non-sectarian programs. With more than three decades of experience in crisis management and service development, Recant has directed relief efforts and disaster assistance programs for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in Japan, Haiti, Kosovo, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Cuba and countries affected by the Indian Ocean Tsunami.
Recant is one of America’s top experts in the field of international relations, disaster relief and global development. A highly sought-after source on crisis response, he has appeared in a variety of TV, print, and radio outlets discussing the rescue and relief of distressed populations, international disaster response and preparedness, and global volunteerism. Recant has advised and briefed U.S. Presidents, government agencies, members of Congress, local, national and international government officials, embassy staff, as well as community leaders and academics.