Global Jewish Reflections | In Ukraine, Living a Jewish Life My Ancestors Couldn’t Have Imagined
Living and working in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Jewish educator Artem Okun is committed to building a Jewish future in the former Soviet Union.
Despite the Pandemic, Our Work Creating Opportunities for Israelis with Disabilities Continues
The COVID-19 pandemic presents unique challenges for Israelis with disabilities, but JDC and Israel Unlimited are committed to bridging opportunity gaps.
In Moldova, Volunteering to Build a Better World
As a volunteer in Moldova, Europe’s poorest country, Igor Chepoi works with vulnerable populations through his city’s JDC-supported volunteer center.
In Moscow, Developing Leadership Skills and Building a Jewish Life of My Own
For Anna Okshevskaya, JDC’s Active Jewish Teens (AJT) youth movement is a chance to chart the course of her own Jewish journey.
This International Children’s Day, Working to Build a Better Future
The pandemic underscores the need to guarantee all Israeli children have the opportunity to thrive.
Global Jewish Reflections | When We Speak Up, We Take Charge
This week’s Torah portion, Toldot, speaks of the dangers of silence and the necessity of speaking up, AJTorah counselor Misha Basin writes.
Bringing Jewish Europe Together Virtually for Learning, Connection, and Community
There’s a power to communal gatherings, even in the age of COVID-19. That’s what makes an upcoming virtual summit of European Jewish leaders so critical.
Global Jewish Reflections | Uplifting Digital Sparks: Innovative Judaism in the Digital Age
Jewish text and tradition has much to offer us in this digital age, SHIUR founder Micki Weinberg writes.
In Latin America, Partnering with Local Communities to Build a Vibrant Jewish Future
For JDC Board Member Susan Knapp, virtual missions are a chance to engage with the global Jewish community even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global Jewish Reflections | “You Shall Be a Blessing”: Parashat Vayera in a Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic demands action, and looking to this week’s Torah portion of Vayera can provide a helpful model for how to help, writes Ariel Kleiner, a Brazilian rabbi.