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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

An Unlikely Friendship Between 2 Men of Letters

The Salaita Scandal

A Disgusting Reflection

Steven Sotloff Was Jewish

The Forward Remembers Leonard Fein
Pro-Israel Students Hope To Shame Mahmoud Abbas With Empty Seats

South Africa's Jacob Zuma Vows Anti-Semitism Fight

New Israel Fund Shifts Cash in Push for Progressive Politics

Where Do Shofars Come From?

Behind the Uproar Over Israeli Reservists Who Refuse To Spy on Palestinians - Home
Iranian official: Ready to join anti-IS coalition, but with nuclear flexibility

Weekend edition: Aliya goes viral

Watch: Lebanese TV shows crashed Israeli drone

London council removes signs telling women which side of road to walk down

Video: Gaza shipwreck survivors plea for entrance into Europe

  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

Leadership Briefing Archive headlines RSS
Iran ready to work with U.S. against IS, but wants nuclear flexibility in exchange

African asylum seekers await court ruling on anti-infiltration law

Israel's postal strike expands to courthouses, border crossings

Kurdish fighters rush to Syria to stand with brethren against Islamic State

Some 60% of Israelis fear they won’t be able to support their children

Take The Un-Selfie Challenge

A Delectable Rosh Hashanah Menu

Rosh Hashanah: How Do I Become Close to God?

Don Fernando Aguilar’s Amazing Shofar

Facing God on Rosh Hashanah

  Jew or Not Jew
Rudi Ball

Mishka Yaponchik


Selman Waksman

Dave Parker

  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
From the Archive: Suriname’s Jewish settlement and non-settlement

South African president vows to fight anti-Semitism

House unanimously approves anti-Semitism condemnation

Senate approves enhanced U.S.-Israel cooperation bill

Elsewhere: The separation myth, diplomatic delusions, tasting Hitler’s food

Jewish College Student Survey: Israel is Most “Crucial Issue” For Young Jews Today

Spotlight On: Indie-Folk Trio Distant Cousins

Actor Shane Baker on Translating ‘Waiting for Godot’ into Yiddish

OMGWTFBIBLE Podcast: The Israelites Confront Pharoah, Things Get Real

Making Aliyah—With a Little Help From Some Evangelical Christians

  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
A Rosh Hashanah Menu Featuring the Talmud's Five Ingredients for a Sweet New Year

New Project Uses Data to Predict Potential Mass Killings Around the World

Former AP Reporter Confirms Matti Friedman Account

Pickling Pioneer Sandor Katz Preaches the Gospel of Fermentation

Yiddish Goes Virtual With Online Classes











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