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Wherever Jews are in need, JDC is there.  That has been true since 1914 when “the Joint” first started providing relief and rescue to Jews in war-torn Europe and Ottoman-ruled Palestine - and it is true today. Throughout the world, and particularly in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, the world’s poorest Jews depend on JDC. Today JDC is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian organization - active in more than 70 countries around the globe. For 100 years, JDC has provided rescue and relief to Jews in need throughout the world.  For the last three decades, we have been working to help Jews in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union the poorest Jews in the world - and to renew Jewish community life to provide a support...READ MORE.


Ian Housman

Traveler & Birthright Alumnus

Why the Mikveh Scandal Cuts So Deep

Take Sex Assault Probes Off Campus

How Rudy Giuliani Got 'Klinghoffer' Right

Tale of Two Sermons on Israel

Finding Hope in Images of Sarajevo
'Birthright' for Newlyweds? It's Coming Soon.

Ukraine’s Election Results Are Good for the Jews — But What Comes Next?

Jews Spent Centuries in Antakya, Turkey. Now, There's Only 17 Left.

Religious Activists Challenge the Way Israel Does Kosher

Women of Wall Slip Torah Scroll Into Western Wall Bat Mitzvah - Home
Israel recalls ambassador to Sweden for consultations

Jerusalem Post News: October 30, 2014

Police Chief says they received no specific threats against Glick

Exclusive: Palestinian minors indicted for attempted IDF courthouse suicide bombing

Kerry calls anonymous insult against Netanyahu a 'disgraceful' setback

  Editorial and Opinion Feed
Ross Urges Israel To Be ‘Proactive’ With PA

Chain Of Command

Clamoring To Serve?

Proud Of Raisman

Brooklyn Energy

  <P>News from The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)</P>
Federation Veteran Mark Gurvis to Join JFNA

Wildfires Ravaging Colorado: Federation Relief Efforts

SCN Highlights Security Practices at Global Forum

JFNA Board Issues Kotel Resolution, Backs New Budget and Alliance Plan

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Israel recalls Sweden ambassador in protest of Palestine recognition

Sweden becomes first European state to recognize Palestine

Who's the real chickenshit?

Abbas: Closure of Al-Aqsa amounts to 'declaration of war'

Kerry joins White House in condemning jibes against Netanyahu

The Black Miracle: A Hanukkah Poetry Slam

Hanukkah: Rock of Ages

Hanukkah Infographic

Out of the Darkness

I Wanna Be a Maccabee

  Jew or Not Jew
Elfriede Jelinek

Ross and Monica Geller

Moshe Dayan

Terry Branstad

Francois Cevert

  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Iran says it thwarted sabotage attempt at nuclear plant

AMIT to launch matriculation program in Israel with $6 million endowment

Sweden recognizes Palestine, following up on new prime minister’s vow

Museum turns Nazi-looted painting to wall to raise money for restitution

Israel Police kill suspected gunman in shooting of Temple Mount activist

Litvakus’ New Album “Raysn” is Party Music for the Klezmer Set

The Story of Fatma Bargouth

Spotlight On: Eli Batalion and Jamie Elman of “YidLife Crisis”

Once, I Accidentally Took Catholic Communion. Is that Bad?

Rule #1: Don’t Kiss in the Anne Frank House

  Jewish Ideas Daily - Daily Features
You Only Live Twice

Religion and State in Israel

The Ten Commandments

Come Swing with Me

Secularism and Its Discontents

  Tablet Magazine
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Don’t Call Me Cute: A Grandfather’s Lament

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