Jewish American Heritage Month: President Truman Celebrates JDC
In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, we’re sharing a letter President Harry S. Truman sent to JDC Chairman Edward Warburg in 1945, expressing his praise for JDC’s post-war relief effort.
In a Pandemic, Providing Care from a Distance
Liliya Tarnopolskaya, case manager for the JDC-supported Hesed social welfare center in Kiev, shares how she and her team are adapting to COVID-19 and providing care to their elderly clients from a distance.
Jewish American Heritage Month: The Enduring Bond Between JDC and the USA
JDC’s historical advisor explores JDC’s century-long history of partnership with the US Government and Americans to provide aid to those in need.
In the UK, Learning How to Build Jewish Community Resilience
For the past few years, the Leeds Jewish Community has been building structures for community resilience. Now, in a pandemic, they’re putting their preparations to use and rising to the challenge.
On the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day, Celebrating JDC’s Lifesaving Post-War Relief Effort
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of V-E Day, JDC Writer and Historical Advisor Ilana Stern explores JDC’s lifesaving post-war relief effort, as well as how it can inspire hope during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Updates from the Essential Workers on the Front Lines
In honor of #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re sharing two coronavirus updates from the front lines of JDC’s essential work.
Coronavirus Lessons on Life and Leadership
One JDC staffer reflects on the lessons that are guiding her through the coronavirus crisis.
In Ukraine, Volunteering Continues Despite Coronavirus
Over the past two years, Olga Afanasyeva of Dnipro, Ukraine has focused her attention on volunteering at JDC’s elderly call center. Now, under coronavirus, her work is even more vital.
On Yom HaShoah, Remembering What We’ve Been Given
To commemorate Yom HaShoah, Alex Weisler shares the story of the time he spent with Ukrainian Holocaust survivor Asya Seredenko.
Finding Her Community: Ana’s Story of Global Jewish Discovery
23-year-old JDC Entwine Community Representative Ana Omelchuk reflects on a journey to find her Jewish community that took her from Kiev to Tel Aviv with stops in Nepal and Argentina.