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As winter weather batters populations worldwide, JDC calls for aid efforts
January 30, 2019
Thousands of impoverished Jews overseas remain in need of critically important relief, ranging from coal to coats.
Bringing warmth to the lives of hundreds of older Israelis during Hanukkah
December 7, 2018
Over the course of this year, the Fellowship is assisting 100,000 elderly people and Holocaust survivors by giving them a monthly food supply, medical assistance, financial aid for heat and other forms of support.
Hungarian Jews examine long-lost identity, and a JCC is there to help them
November 16, 2018
The JCC Budapest, called the Balint House, was founded in 1994 after the fall of the Iron Curtain. It has so far made connections with 20,000 to 30,000 newly discovered Jews through events and programs.
High Holidays 2018
In Israel, learning Torah comes with no age limit
September 20, 2018
Kollel program offers Jewish study, a warm meal and companionship to Holocaust survivors and other elderly in Jerusalem, Ashdod, Ashkelon and Tzfat.
Apples, honey and help to go to thousands of elderly Russian Jews
September 4, 2018
For 30 years, the JDC and its network of volunteers has provided aid and traditional Rosh Hashanah treats to impoverished Jews across the former Soviet Union.
Germany to pay additional $88 million to Holocaust survivors
July 11, 2018
The country, which perpetrated mass murder against Jews and other minorities between 1933 and 1945, also agreed to increase pensions to 55,000 Holocaust survivors in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as to expand eligibility for child survivors.
Medical cannabis can ‘significantly reduce’ chronic pain for elderly, Israeli researchers find
February 13, 2018
Medical cannabis therapy can significantly reduce chronic pain in patients 65 years and older without any adverse effects, according to researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and the Cannabis Clinical Research Institute at Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheva.