The JDC Global Fund

The JDC Global Fund supports the international operations of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), supporting Jewish life in communities around the world and Israel’s most vulnerable citizens. Supporting a specific project is great, but JDC needs your support, in general.


Help the Jewish Community of Greece

Rattled by the Euro debt crisis gripping the country, Greece’s small yet vibrant Jewish community is facing an unprecedented emergency

Access to Clean Water in Ethiopia | Maggie Fried, JSC 2013-14

We might take access to clean water for granted, but in Ethiopia, it can be a luxury. JDC’s Clean Water Initiative works with local communities to build wells and provide access to fresh, clean water.

Adopt-A-Bubbe: Former Soviet Union

No, you don’t legally adopt a bubbe. But your support for the “Adopt-a-Bubbe” program supports JDC’s Hesed welfare centers in the Former Soviet Union, which provides socialization and care for both bubbes and zadis throughout the region.

Baby Help - Helping At-Risk Jewish Children in Argentina

The Baby Help program furnishes special assistance to a particularly vulnerable segment of the Argentine Jewish community—babies and children up to five years of age and pregnant women living below the poverty line.

Bambinim - JDC's Children and Family Programming in Germany

At Bambinim, Jewish families with small children can experience Jewish traditions and Jewish culture.

Jewish Life in Cuba

Cuba’s small Jewish community receives assistance from JDC in the form of humanitarian aid and for religious/cultural programming.

Sponsoring Teen Clubs in Ukraine

New opportunities for Jewish teens in the Former Soviet Union

Support a Spinal Surgery in Ethiopia | To Save a Life: NYC 10/1/13

Part of the To Save a Life: NYC event on October 1.

Support a Volunteer - The JDC Entwine Overseas Experience Fund

"This was the most amazing experience. Ever." Help more young adults to have a transformative Jewish experience and support the JDC Entwine Overseas Experience Subsidy Fund.

Support for Morocco's Neediest Jewish Community Members | Inside Jewish Morocco 2013

JDC assists young Jews in Morocco's Jewish community through our work in schools and additional welfare services. Participants from Inside Jewish Morocco 2013 are raising money to support this component of Morocco's Jewish community.

The Jewish Community of Korsun, Ukraine

Entwine Global Service Corps Fellow Jeremy Borovitz is supporting the Jewish community of Korsun. Learn why and help him acheive his goal.

About these causes

The Entwine Steering Committee determines which causes are featured in this section. The Steering Committee looks to JDC’s Board, JDC staff and Entwine program participants to guide them regarding where to direct resources and ensure the most critical needs are being addressed.



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