JDC Archives Announces First Fellowship Program

The JDC Archives is pleased to announce the establishment of The Fred and Ellen Lewis JDC ArchivesFellowship, funded by a generous gift to the JDC Archives from the estate of Ellen Lewis, a former JDC employee who worked for JDC from 1946-1985.Fellowships will be awarded each year to deserving scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem, in the field of general or Jewish history, humanitarian assistance, or related areas.

For more information on the fellowship and to submit an application, click here.

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Since the launch of our online database, the JDC Archives has been proud to offer the public free access to our digitized material. Our users can access records previously available only in person. Our online Text Collections have grown to 3.85 million pages, our Photo Collection to 76,000 digital images, and we have expanded our Names Index. We have also opened our Artifacts and AV Databases.

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