Eastern Europe is changing. How we deliver care to Jewish elderly has to change with it.
For Rosh Hashanah, JDC CEO David Schizer highlights the critical needs of Jewish seniors in the former Soviet Union and how we are modernizing our operation to continue their care for the New Year and decades beyond.
The Surprising Story Behind This Picture of Leonard Bernstein Conducting an Orchestra of Holocaust Survivors
A feature highlighting JDC’s association with the famous conductor and his concert for Jewish displaced persons after WWII, sponsored by JDC, as part of our work with hundreds of thousands of Holocaust survivors.
A Jewish ‘Hogwarts’ in the Land of Shtetls
Tablet published an op-ed capturing the magical impact of Szarvas, the JDC-Lauder International Jewish Summer Camp in Hungary, in forging Jewish leaders and communities in Europe.
Jewish aid group and Israel team up to alleviate African poverty through agtech
JDC’s new Israeli government partnership will leverage Israeli technology to help Africa’s poor farmers.
The Groundtruth Project
In Havana, young Jews create community
A major feature on Cuba’s Jewish community highlights JDC’s role in its revival and ongoing resurgence.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Mark Independence Day by Bolstering America’s Nonprofit Innovators
JDC CEO David Schizer lauds American nonprofit innovation and calls for ways to strengthen it by utilizing JDC’s operating model in Israel.
How to help Guatemala recover from the Fuego volcano
In a story, JDC’s response to aid Guatemalans severely affected after the eruption of the Fuego volcano is highlighted.
A Look Inside The Lives Of Israeli Bedouins In The Negev
An op-ed on JDC’s HOME exhibit focuses on the vulnerable Bedouin and Israeli Arab populations helped by JDC.
The Times of Israel
Thousands in Budapest flock to Jewish street fair in sign of community’s revival
A feature on the JDC-supported Judafest street festival in Budapest, which drew thousands of participants and highlights thriving Jewish life in the country.
US Jewish and Israeli Humanitarian Groups Step Up for Guatemala Volcano Victims
JDC’s response to aid Guatemala volcano victims is included in a piece spotlighting US Jewish and Israeli humanitarian groups working to help those affected.
New Jersey Jewish News
Extending our Jewish responsibilities
A local physician and philanthropist reflects on her trip to Ukraine after witnessing JDC’s critical work there.
Training the disadvantaged to fill Israel’s high-tech gap
The work of JDC Israel to promote the advancement and inclusion of vulnerable Israeli populations through job training programs is showcased in a piece quoting Sigal Shelach, CEO of JDC-Tevet.
The Jewish Link of the Bronx, Westchester, and Connecticut
SAR HS Students Portray Holocaust Survivors in ‘Witness Theater’ Production
A piece highlighting Witness Theater, a JDC Israel program enabling Holocaust survivors to share their traumatic experiences which are then dramatized, that has been adopted by the Mamaroneck High School.
Israel: Workforce Diversity is the Key to Building an Innovative Society
An article showcasing trends in diversity in Israel’s workforce, quoting Dr. Sigal Shelach, Senior Deputy Director of JDC Israel.
Babi Yar, L’cha Dodi, a Bat Mitzvah and Hatikvah
A reflection on a recent trip to Ukraine, highlighting JDC’s work, by the CFO of the New Jersey-based Golda Och Academy.
The Jerusalem Post
New Govt Program Aims to Provide Free Training, Job Placement in Hi-Tech
A piece on We Code, an initiative offering vulnerable Israelis free training and job placement in hi-tech, supported by JDC.
The Texas Jewish Post
Around the Town: Karina Sokolowska
An article highlights the upcoming visit of JDC’s Poland Director Karina Sokolowska, who will speak about her work with the Jewish community of Poland.
The Times of Israel
Hungary’s continued Jewish revival is our responsibility
Efforts to continue Hungary’s Jewish renaissance and strengthen the Jewish community are critical, asserts a JDC Ambassador’s member in an op-ed.
Despite anti-Semitism Fears, Poland’s Jews Refuse to Hide Away
A feature showcasing Jewish life in Poland today, highlighting the JDC-created Warsaw JCC and interviews with JDC’S Karina Sokolowska and Agata Rakowiecka.
These are the things that get Jews branded as ‘anti-Polish’ in Warsaw these days
A piece on local Jewish responses to Poland’s recent legislation, quoting JDC’s Warsaw JCC director Agata Rakowieka.