American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works 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.

Website http://www.jdc.org
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Projects

ordered by most recently updated

  • Mother Teresa Care Center

    A project from 2 different sectors in Ethiopia

    A partnership with the Mother Teresa Care Center at the Yiekatitll Hospital and the Cure Clinic in Addis Ababa provides quality surgical and medical care, in and outside Ethiopia, for orphans and the destitute.... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

    A project from 2 different sectors in China

    In what is a unique expression of China s pride in its relationship to Jews in the context of World War II, the regional government of Hong Kou has created and runs a museum on the campus of Ohel Moshe, the former synagogue... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Jewish Community Center Mumbai

    Education project in India

    To address the myriad needs of the Indian Jewish community, JDC revitalizes Jewish life by offering all Jewish children access to a Jewish education, and supporting informal educational programs such as Jewish... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

  • Medical Program

    Health project in Ethiopia

    JDC s medical program, directed by Dr. Hodes, continues to provide life-altering treatment to young people, particularly patients suffering from spinal deformities and those who need heart surgery or treatment... Learn more

    Last updated February 19, 2015

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