The Washington Post
I thought I knew how my family escaped the Holocaust. The truth was hidden in a Dominican town.
A first-person feature highlighting uncovered information on one Jewish family’s escape to the Dominican Republic during WWII, quoting JDC’s Linda Levi and including photos and information from JDC’s Global Archives.
The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle
JDC comes to KC to report on emergency assistance, Rosh Hashanah welfare care for Jewish communities around the globe
A piece highlighting JDC’s disaster response work as well as the aid provided to poor Jewish elderly across the former Soviet Union, quoting JDC’s Michael Novick.
Baltimore Jewish Times
Howard County Federation Raises More Than $20K for Ugandan Jews
The Howard County Jewish community raised $21,000 for famine relief in Uganda, which will be distributed by the JDC-chaired Jewish Coalition for East Africa Relief.
The Times of Israel
A Yom Kippur imperative
An op-ed by JDC CEO David Schizer showcasing four important lessons gleaned from our nonsectarian global disaster relief work in time for the Day of Atonement.
St. Louis Jewish Light
JDC leader to discuss agency’s global reach
An interview with David Schizer, highlighting JDC’s global work including FSU elderly and Israeli social service innovation.
Australian Jewish News
Lieberman Joins Joint
A piece highlighting the appointment of Senator Joseph Lieberman as International Patron of the Joint Australia, featuring a photo of the former U.S. Senator with Joint Australia President Eva Fischl and Hadassah Lieberman.
Finding the Value in Jewish Heritage Tourism in Poland
A major piece highlighting Jewish heritage tourism in Poland, quoting Agata Rakowiecka, Director of the JDC-founded and supported JCC Warsaw.
The Jewish Advocate
Joint Distribution Committee still responding to crises Jewishly
An editorial on JDC’s global disaster relief work.
The Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life, 2017
JDC CEO David Schizer was named to the Top 100 People Positively Influencing Jewish Life list.
Assist Earthquake Victims in Mexico
Impact Your World, CNN’s news section devoted to humanitarian needs, highlights JDC among other group responding to the devastating earthquake in Mexico.
The Jerusalem Post
Israel sends 70 Home Front Command Soldiers to Mexico in quake aftermath
A story on JDC’s response to the devastating earthquake in Mexico.
JDC provides Rosh Hashanah aid to elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union
Coverage of JDC’s holiday aid to elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union, spotlighting our partnerships with IFCJ and Claims Conference.
Planned Gifts as Fundraising Stability
An op-ed co-written by JDC’s Pamela Bennett and Hadassah’s Lori Lasson on four key tips for successful planned giving.
This Year, Remember the World’s Poorest Jews
JDC CEO David Schizer spotlights the needs of poor Jewish elderly in the former Soviet Union, urging the Jewish community to add this plight to its agenda in the New Year.
How A Mumbai Cook Prepares For Rosh Hashanah
In time for the holiday, a story highlights Rosh Hashanah in India and its traditional foods, mentioning JDC and its work with the community.
Kiev’s new JCC celebrates marriage of elderly couple who met there
A story on the marriage of an elderly couple who met at JDC’s Halom Jewish Community Center in Kiev, Ukraine.
Hurricane Irma victims need your help
Impact Your World, CNN’s news section devoted to humanitarian needs, highlights JDC among other groups responding to Hurricane Irma.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
An Unorthodox Hire
A major profile of JDC CEO David Schizer spotlights his esteemed career, the work of JDC, and his plans to bolster the global aid group.
The Australian Financial Review
Escape to Shanghai – the Jews who discovered an unlikely refuge from the Nazis
In a profile, Peter Nash’s memoir on his time in Shanghai after escaping the Holocaust is featured along with JDC’s work helping Jewish refugees in the city.
The Times of Israel
A “Best-Kept Secret” Unveiled
JDC’s current and past work aiding Jews in need globally were highlighted at an event in the Hamptons. JDC Board Member Michele Rosen and JDC experts were quoted.