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  • On World Humanitarian Day, Jews don’t have to choose between ‘us’ and ‘them’

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Earlier this week, a tiny but thriving Jewish community in the Balkans – the 250-person remnant of a majority Sephardic community nearly decimated by the Holocaust – reached out to its neighbors to provide relief to thousands in the wake of devastating floods. Operating without concern for faith or background, Macedonia’s…

  • Op-Ed: For Ukraine Jews, Purim holiday merely a respite

    Millions of dollars in aid will be needed in the next six months to provide relief to Jews in Ukraine, the head of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee writes.

  • Remembering Ralph Goldman

    The JDC’s Alan H. Gill recalls a man who, in his 100 years, provided shelter, joy and encouragement to so many.

  • Op-Ed: In its time of need, repaying a debt to the Philippines

    As the extent of the catastrophe in the island nation grows, a heroic piece of history should be recalled by the Jewish community, writes the CEO of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.