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Posts Tagged: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

June 3, 2013 7:30 pm
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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...

June 3, 2013 1:54 am
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Remembering Stanley Abramovitch, for Seven Decades ‘the Embodiment of the Joint’

Stanley Abramovitch (left) receives rabbinical ordination from Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu in Israel, November 1995. Photo: JDC. JNS.org - The year was 1935. Yehoshua Abramowicz, just...

January 9, 2013 9:47 am
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Initiative for Israelis With Disabilities Gets $12.5 Million Boost

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee  (JDC) and the Israeli government will each match a $4 million grant from the Ruderman Family ...

August 17, 2012 1:52 pm
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A Jewish Medical Giant in Ethiopia

When a planeload of secular Israelis landed in Addis Abba shortly before Pesach last spring, they were greeted by a small Ethiopian boy ...

July 9, 2012 3:52 pm
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Deadly Russian Floods Spring JDC Into Action

In the wake of severe floods in Russia's Krasnodar Region near the Black Sea last weekend, more than 170 people were killed, over...

July 4, 2012 11:00 am
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JDC Gets New Director in Former Soviet Department

Ofer Glanz—previously an NGO, telecommunications and software executive—will take over as director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee's (JDC) Former Soviet Union department, the...

May 16, 2012 2:23 pm
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Veteran Leader Takes CEO Role at Major Jewish Charity JDC

In the wake of the announcement that American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Executive Vice President and CEO Steven Schwager will step down...

May 14, 2012 9:00 am
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Major Jewish Charity CEO Steps Down

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Executive Vice President and CEO Steven Schwager will step down as CEO by June 30 and completely retire from...

May 3, 2012 12:10 pm
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Greek Jews Face Economic Hardship, but Maintain Hope

Amid their country's crippling economic crisis, Greek Jews have a safety net. Greece's ongoing economic crisis—plus increased taxes—has virtually halved the Jewish community's income, dropping from...

October 31, 2011 12:28 pm
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AJC Humanitarian Award Nominates Fishbein, Schatten

Philip Schatten and Cheryl Fishbein were honored by the American Jewish Committee as awardees of the AJC National Human Relations Award at its annual gala...

World

Tufts University Unveils Plan on Antisemitism as More Than Half of Students...

Tufts University is taking new steps to address antisemitism based on a "troubling" survey showing that Jewish students are concealing...

Israel

Netanyahu Rejects ‘Moral Turpitude’ Clause in Plea Deal

i24 News – Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu published a video on Monday in which he vowed to remain leader of the Likud Party, stressing that he did not...

Middle East

UAE Blocks Missiles as Yemen’s Houthis Attack Region’s Business...

The United Arab Emirates, the tourism and commercial hub of the Gulf region, on Monday said it had foiled a...

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