Watch + Listen + Learn | The JDC Entwine Blog

Around the world, JDC’s work is changing people’s lives. And on any day of the week, Entwine participants are integral in making this difference. This is a space to learn about overseas needs from the young adults who are seeing it first-hand. Thanks for visiting and joining our global conversation.

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A Little Bit of Paradise

This week I visited a little bit of paradise. Located in the land of one thousand hills, overlooking Rwanda's Lake Mugesera, Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village stands in stark contrast to the country's brutal history. Founded in 2008 by philanthropist Anne Heyman , ASYV serves as a life force for Rwanda's most...

RAFI School Opening in Daanbantayan, Philippines

"You are not just building school classrooms, you are building the future of our school children in our town.” - Mr. Gilbert Arrabis, Vice Mayor of Daanbantayan With support from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), the Maya and Bagay Elementary Schools held a...

Reflections on Jewish St. Petersburg

Those who know me are familiar with my fascination with Russia and the Former Soviet Union. I had studied and written about the society, honed my language skills and, until recently, all but traveled to Russia to experience the culture first-hand. Thanks to JDC, I visited Russia for the first...

Baby Help: It's for the kids

My experience volunteering at JDC's Baby Help  in Summer 2012  was magical.  I worked with the caring teachers and became a tia (aunt) for the kids, showering them with love and making sure they knew they were special independent of their backgrounds and family situations.    Since 2003  Baby Help , ...

Watch Diaspora Diaries: India

Global Jewish Life is Hilarious What do you know about Jewish life in India? We sent comedian and JDC Entwine Steering Committee member to India to meet the Jewish community and film everything! Watch for yourself:  http://youtu.be/DLis4Cnepo8

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