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JDC Global Passover Offerings Reach Widening Audiences  

New York, NY — This Passover, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), is reaching widening global audiences with hundreds of online events, holiday content, and its century-old tradition of delivering matzah to needy Jews. While in-person activities are happening …

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Global Jewish Reflections | Building the Tabernacle: In Moldova, a Community Embraces Volunteerism and Resilience

Global Jewish Reflections: Wisdom from Around the JDC World

Global Jewish Reflections is a recurring feature highlighting the spiritual wisdom of rabbis, Jewish educators, and others from around the JDC world.

Almost two years to the day of writing this post, I found myself entering a cool new donut …

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A Love Letter to Artifacts: The Treasures Housed in JDC’s Archives

If JDC is considered the “best-kept secret” of the Jewish world, then it’s safe to say that far fewer people know about its Archives. With over three miles of digitized documents, 150,000 photographs, and 3,600 audio and video recordings documenting …

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JDC Chanukah Candle-Lightings on Facebook to Connect Jews Worldwide

December 8, 2020 – New York, NY– As a way to connect Jews during the pandemic’s second wave, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is inviting people to join the organization on Facebook and unite with different Jewish communities …

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In Vienna, Volunteers Unite Austrian Jewish Community During COVID-19

It might sound strange to say it, but I’ve never felt so personally fulfilled as I did during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.

Robin and his mother.

When everything started here in Vienna, I felt very alone — …

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Global Jewish Reflections | Dismantling the Borders of Our Hearts This Elul

Global Jewish Reflections: Wisdom from Around the JDC World

Global Jewish Reflections is a recurring feature highlighting the voices of rabbis and other spiritual leaders and Jewish educators from across the JDC world.

In Jewish tradition, Elul — the month leading up to Rosh Hashanah — is a particularly

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Jewish American Heritage Month: The Enduring Bond Between JDC and the USA

Jewish American

Heritage Month

Since its establishment in 1914, JDC has exemplified the Jewish philanthropic tradition that has contributed so much to our national culture and is a critical part of the Jewish American heritage that we are celebrating this …

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JDC Kindles Chanukah Joy Through Global and Diverse Celebrations

December 19, 2019 – New York, New York, United States – During Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, tens of thousands of people from Jewish communities worldwide will come together to celebrate at numerous holiday events sponsored by JDC, the …

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Thousands Celebrate Rosh Hashanah at JDC Events Worldwide

New York, New York, United States – This Rosh Hashanah, thousands of Jews from emerging, established, and ancient Jewish communities around the world will be celebrating the holiday at scores of JDC events including concerts, workshops, volunteer opportunities, trainings, and …

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