Search Results for: romania

JDC Celebrates Passover Diversity with ReOrdered Holiday Kit & Provides Matzah and Passover Activities Worldwide

New York, NY, April 15, 2019 – This Passover, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is promoting the diversity of global Jewish life through its JDC Entwine ReOrdered Passover Kit – a do-it-yourself package including stories, toasts, recipes and

Read more

As Winter Weather Batters Populations Worldwide, JDC Calls for Support of Winter Aid Efforts

(New York, NY) As extreme weather is sweeping across the U.S. and Europe, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is urging the public to support local and global winter aid efforts aiding poor populations. JDC has provided winter aid …

Read more

JDC Entities

North America

United States

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.

Former Soviet Union


Local Welfare Fund “JOINT”

Representative Office of "The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc." in Belarus


Charitable Fund "Distribution Committee "JOINT"

Fund "Nikitzkaya Jewish …

Read more

JDC Delivers 20-Plus Tons of Matzah across former Soviet Union, Supports Hundreds of Passover Events Regionally and throughout Europe

This Passover, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee will continue its century-plus tradition of delivering matzah to needy Jews and supporting scores of Passover activities—Seder meals, cooking workshops, volunteer opportunities, and cultural performances — in the former Soviet Union and …

Read more

Luciana Carmela Friedmann

A blog spotlighting Luciana Friedmann, a longtime partner of JDC as well as the active and passionate President of the Jewish community of Timisoara, Romania.…

Read more

A Purim Roundup: JDC and Europe’s Jewish Communities Celebrate with Activities


Despite challenges like anti-Semitism, far-right political extremism, and terrorism, European Jewish communities celebrated Purim with pride.

From Poland and Hungary to Romania and the Baltics, JDC and Jews throughout the region rejoiced on the 14th of the Hebrew month …

Read more

JDC Sends 15 Tons of Aid to Help Victims of Serbia, Bosnia Floods

In response to the devastating floods in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), together with the Federation of Jewish Communities in Romania (Fedrom), dispatched 5 aid convoys carrying 15 tons of aid for victims …

Read more

Investing in the Balkans: Bringing Together Europe_Ñés Emerging Leaders

JDC’s Gesher is not your average networking event or professional development conference.

For the emerging young leaders of the tiny Jewish communities of the Balkans, it’s a lifeline — a reminder that there’s a big Jewish world out there waiting …

Read more

Q&A with Luciana Friedmann: Breaking a Glass Ceiling

On a cold winter’s eve, Luciana Friedmann, the young, female president of the Jewish community of the Romanian city of Timisoara, is in a hurry.

In less than an hour the doors at the Or Hadash synagogue will open, and …

Read more