Our Stories

JDC in the 2000s

A Family Day celebration gets underway at the Yesod Jewish Community Center in St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg, Russia, 2009.

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

New York harbor, June 1919

JDC assisted the Argentine Jewish community devastated by the economic collapse and quickly developed a comprehensive emergency program. JDC Open Mailboxes fueled a massive relief response to the 2004 South Asia tsunami and other natural disasters. With the formation of the European Community, JDC worked to connect Jewish communities across Europe and globally.

In Depth

2000s : JDC in the New Millenium—Touching Lives, Transforming Communities