JDC’s first cargo of preserved kosher beef is loaded aboard the SS Ashburn.

New York harbor, June 1919

We honor our fallen colleagues who lost their lives in service to JDC and to the Jewish people. Their stories are bound up in JDC’s narrative of a turbulent century of rescue and relief. They are the few who helped save the many; may their deeds and dedication inspire us all.

Dedication Speech


Everything Possible: JDC and the Children of the DP Camps

Featuring historic photographs from the JDC Archives, focuses on JDC’s significant efforts on behalf of children in the displaced persons camps established by the Allied Armed Forces after World War II. JDC was permitted to enter the camps to supplement minimal provisions with critical nutritional, medical, educational, and religious services for survivors.