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.
5 Ways to Make This Year’s Seder More Global
This Passover will be unlike any before, but you can make the most of it by introducing some new traditions to your already-unusual celebration.
How Was That Night Different? Bringing Seders Back to the USSR
On the 30th anniversary of Operation Passover, discover how — nearly two years before the collapse of the Soviet Union — JDC helped thousands of Jews celebrate public Passover Seders for the very first time.
“Judaism at its Best”: JDC in Ethiopia
In Ethiopia, there are 105 million people. Rick Hodes is the only spine doctor for the entire population.
Volunteering for the Future
How Yulia Zhigailova found her place in a new community by kickstarting its volunteerism movement.
INSIDE TOV: Israel’s Role in Transforming Ethiopian Farming
In honor of Tu B’shvat, we’re taking a deeper dive into one aspect of Tikkun Olam Ventures (TOV),JDC’s innovative program that combines Jewish philanthropy and Israeli agricultural know-how to improve the lives of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia.
After the Liberation: The Hard Work of Relief and Recovery Begins
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, learn how JDC, acting on behalf of the Jews of North America, sprang into action as one Nazi death camp after another was liberated.
In Ukraine, Seeing Through New Eyes
Arin Kahan’s trip to Ukraine was a chance to see the work her father is so passionate about, and see her father in a new light.
At AJT, Young Leaders are the Jewish Future in the Former Soviet Union
We talked to newly elected Active Jewish Teens Co-Presidents, Irina Kozak of Kharkov, Ukraine and Leonid Rud of St. Petersburg, Russia about their new roles, their personal connections to their Jewish heritage, and what they hope to accomplish as leaders within the AJT community.
Spotlight on Sarajevo: An Epic Rescue from a City Under Siege
JDC is the global Jewish 9-1-1, putting Jewish values into action when the world needs it most. The 1992-95 Bosnian War was one of those times. The way JDC responded to the siege of Sarajevo is a story that needs retelling—to educate a new generation, and inspire us all