By Miriam Bader on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 2:42:45 PM

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...

By Hannah Gaventa on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 1:35:52 PM

"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...

By Samantha Shokin on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 8:11:17 PM

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...

By Kate Belza on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 11:01:33 AM

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 , ...

By JDC Entwine on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 4:01:16 PM

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

By Max Sandler on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 10:08:32 AM

Growing up, I visited Israel with my family a couple of times. As I got older I kept going back for a variety of reasons. These reasons changed based on my age. When I was 18 I went on Birthright Israel and learned about Israel’s history and really got a...

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