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Posts Tagged: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

December 25, 2018 11:08 am

American Jewish Group Sends Aid to Indonesia, Stricken by Yet Another Tsunami

JNS.org - The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee announced that it is providing assistance to Indonesia following a tsunami on Saturday killed at least 373 people with hundreds...

August 23, 2018 8:45 am

Basics Getting to Kerala Flood Victims, with Help of JDC, Indian Jewish Community

JNS.org - The Jewish community of India, together with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, is responding to the destructive floods in Kerala, providing food and...

August 1, 2018 10:36 am

Jewish Aid Group and Israel Team Up to Alleviate African Poverty Through Agtech

JNS.org - In a ceremony in Jerusalem on Tuesday, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and Israel’s Ministry of the Economy formalized their partnership...

June 29, 2018 9:53 am

Social Innovation Gets a New Home in Lod

JNS.org - The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Israel’s National Insurance Fund has dedicated a new home for Hackaveret—Israel’s largest social innovation hub—in Lod, a city in...

February 14, 2018 1:33 pm

Rivlin, JDC Leaders Gather to Mark Israel’s 70th Anniversary

JNS.org - More than 100 Jewish community leaders with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, a humanitarian group working in more than 70 countries, met with...

September 19, 2017 12:41 pm

JDC Provides Rosh Hashanah Aid to Elderly Jews in Former Soviet Union

JNS.org - Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for...

April 3, 2017 11:25 pm

Aid Group to Deliver 50,000 Boxes of Matzah to Jews in Former Soviet Union

JNS.org - Thousands of poor and elderly Jews living in the former Soviet Union will be able to observe Passover traditions this year due to support...

October 6, 2016 6:30 am

Jewish Humanitarian-Aid Group Helping Haiti’s Hurricane Matthew Victims

JNS.org -- A major Jewish humanitarian-aid organization will participate in providing medical relief and supplies to Haiti's victims of Hurricane Matthew, which hit the Caribbean island on...

August 16, 2016 9:58 am

Jewish Groups Bring Aid to Flood Victims in Macedonia

JNS.org - A US Jewish humanitarian organization partnered with the Jewish community in Macedonia to provide relief assistance to thousands affected by a devastating flood that...

May 13, 2016 9:44 am

Jewish Humanitarian Group JDC Names Incoming CEO

JNS.org - The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a humanitarian group working in more than 70 countries, on Thursday announced that its new CEO will...

October 26, 2015 4:30 pm

Jewish Humanitarian Group JDC Responds to South Asia Earthquake

JNS.org - The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) on Monday responded swiftly to the latest earthquake to strike South Asia. JDC said it has disbursed emergency...

December 13, 2013 11:28 am

John Kerry, Members of Congress Praise Joint Distribution Committee at its Centennial

JNS.org - WASHINGTON—On John Kerry's first visit to Israel in 1986, he toured a bomb shelter in Kiryat Shemona, inserted a prayer into...

December 11, 2013 4:45 pm

Vice President Biden Announces Special Envoy to Support Holocaust Survivors

JNS.org - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said that the White House is appointing a special envoy to support Holocaust survivors during a luncheon...

June 3, 2013 7:30 pm

Frank Lautenberg Leaves Legacy of American Jewry’s Profile

The late Senator Frank Lautenberg. Photo: United States Senate. JNS.org - Someone searching for the legacy of Frank Lautenberg, the longtime...


Montreal Concert Features ‘Violins of Hope’ That Survived Holocaust

Musicians at a concert in Montreal on Saturday played violins that once belonged...

Prominent Zionist Artist’s Remarkable Portrayal of an Arab Leader

On November 20, 1977, former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...


Argentine Jewish Leader Urges Newly-Elected President Alberto Fernandez Not...

A prominent leader of the Jewish community in Argentina has urged newly-elected President Alberto Fernandez to continue the policy of...


Report: In Unusual Incident, Russian Submarine Spotted in Israeli Territori...

A Russian Navy submarine was spotted in Israeli territorial waters three months ago, it was reported on Monday. According to Yediot...

Middle East

Oman Urges Dialogue With Iran, Stays Neutral in Regional Tensions

Oman's oil minister called on Monday for dialogue with Iran, saying his country had been campaigning for talks and would remain neutral towards regional tensions. "Oman has always maintained that, yes,...


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