Our Story

We’re part of the
worlds leading Jewish humanitarian organisation

JDC is the leading Jewish humanitarian organization, working in 70 countries to lift lives and strengthen communities. We rescue Jews in danger, provide aid to vulnerable Jews, develop innovative solutions to Israel’s most complex social challenges, cultivate a Jewish future, and lead the Jewish community’s response to crises.

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President, The Joint Australia

What we do

The Joint Five Working Pillars

vulnerable

We provide aid to the most vulnerable Jews

55,000 people are helped by The Joint on any given day

cultivate

We cultivate a Jewish future

84,000 people connected with their Jewish identity, values, and community through The Joint in 2018

NGO

We are the largest NGO in Israel partnering with the government

240,000 lives touched in Israel over the course of a single year through innovative social programs that are transforming the fabric of Israeli life

rescue

We rescue Jews in danger

1,000,000 rescued since 1914 by The Joint and our partners

global-crises

We lead the Jewish response to global crises

68 countries where The Joint has responded to a disaster or other crisis