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Posts Tagged: JDC

August 23, 2018 8:45 am
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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...

October 6, 2016 6:30 am
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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...

April 2, 2015 12:01 pm
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At Passover, Ukraine’s Jews Bank on JDC Relief Efforts Amid Prolonged Chaos

JNS.org - As Ukraine continues to unravel, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) will try to help that country's Jews celebrate as normal...

February 10, 2015 1:51 pm
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Russian Separatists Fire Rockets at Jewish Welfare Center in Eastern Ukraine

A Jewish welfare center in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, was hit by two rockets today, as pro-Russian forces launched a deadly attack targeting both Ukraine's military...

October 7, 2014 1:08 pm
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Ralph Goldman, the Haganah’s Man in New York, Passes Away at Age 100

Tributes have been pouring in for Ralph Goldman, the former chief executive of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) who passed away earlier today. Goldman,...

September 11, 2014 7:27 am
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Even in Siberia, it’s Never Too Late for a Jewish Awakening

JNS.org - Siberia is not known for its welcoming appeal. But in 2005, I stood for the first time in the warm glow of...

August 21, 2014 2:07 am
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Despite Anti-Semitism, Hungarian Camp Shows Signs of Vibrant Jewish Life

JNS.org - The 70-year-old, post-Holocaust taboo of expressing anti-Semitic views started to break down over the last several years in Hungary, where 100,000 Jews...

July 31, 2014 5:08 am
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Turning Back the Clock, JDC Exhibit Depicts a Century of Jewish Humanitarian Work

JNS.org - The turbulent 20th century witnessed humanitarian crises in all corners of the world. Persecuted, exiled, and deprived of their belongings, Jews in...

April 18, 2014 3:13 pm
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In Ukraine, Caring for Caregivers

JNS.org - My first visit to Odessa—the "pearl of the Black Sea"—was in the 1990s after the Soviet Union's collapse. The city, even after...

January 30, 2014 2:41 pm
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Don’t Forget Jewish Poverty in Europe

JNS.org - When the economic crisis hit Bulgaria in 2011, Yana—a Jewish mother of three—was one of the first casualties. She lost her job...

November 5, 2013 11:51 am
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Jews in the Former Soviet Union Embrace Jewish Identity

JNS.org - In a complex journey that can start as simply as children asking their parents what their family name means, younger Jews...

August 28, 2013 7:05 am
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JDC App Features Rosh Hashanah Recipes from Around the World

JNS.org - The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) released a Facebook application that allows users to access Rosh Hashanah recipes from around the...

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...

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...

World

Iranian, 2 Others Detained in Peru Over Plot to Kill Israelis

An Iranian and two Peruvians have been sentenced to 18 months of preventative detention for allegedly plotting to kill two Israelis living in Peru. The order by Magistrate Miguel Quevedo was...

Israel

Israeli Hostage Families Make Passover Plea for Return of Missing Loved One...

Relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza will mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a week-long festival that...

Middle East

Drone, Rocket Attacks Targeted US Forces in Iraq, US Officials Say

US forces in Iraq and Syria faced two separate rocket and explosive drone attacks in less than 24 hours, Iraqi security sources and US officials told Reuters on Monday, the...

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