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The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee ( JDC )

Since 1914, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has given global expression to the principle that all Jews are responsible for one another. JDC is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization, working in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters.

  • BACKGROUND

    Since 1914, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has given global expression to the principle that all Jews are responsible for one another. JDC is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization, working in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters.

  • MISSION

    Wherever there is a Jew in need, JDC is there. With decades of experience, JDC works to provide the world's poorest Jews with access to medical care, food, and shelter and helps Jews reconnect to their heritage and to strengthen Jewish communities around the globe. 

  • ORGANIZATION SNAPSHOT

    Since 1914, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has given global expression to the principle that all Jews are responsible for one another. JDC is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization, working in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters.

  • UNIQUENESS

    Working since 1914 and today in over 70 countries, JDC has developed a wealth of experience and effective partnerships around the globe. JDC is the recipient of the Charity Navigator's highest 4-star rating and is among the Non Profit Times' Top 100 nonprofits.

  • SUCCESS STORY

    JDC’s reach is global, yet it is uniquely equipped to make a deep impact locally. In the former Soviet Union, home to the world’s poorest Jews, a network of JDC-supported Hesed welfare centers offer relief to 168,000 Jewish elderly in some 2,800 towns and villages, while Jewish Community Centers are fueling Jewish renewal for all ages across the region.

  • VALUES
    Animals
    Arts and Culture
    Children
    Clothing
    Disaster Relief and Recovery
    Education
    Elderly
    Environment
    Freedom
    Health
    Human Rights
    Hunger & Nutrition
    Israel
    Poverty
    Shelter
    Special Needs
    Spirituality
  • GET INVOLVED
    Get involved by donating now or by visiting www.jdc.org

     

  • CONTACT INFORMATION
    Name : Renee Maoz
    Title : International Relations Senior Associate
    Address : 711 Third Avenue New York, NY 10017-4014
    Telephone : + 972 2 655 7149
    Email : [email protected]
    Website : www.jdc.org

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    Posted by Alex Steintastic on 24 Jan 2012
    Japan Relief is my favorite of the JDC causes
Funds Raised
  • JDC General Operations : $16,464
  • JDC Sponsored Programs : $10,133
  • Total Funds Raised : $26,597

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