"Alone in These Four Walls": Liliya's Story
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a Federation overseas beneficiary agency, is the leading global Jewish nonprofit organization, working in 70 countries to lift lives and strengthen communities. JDC rescues 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. For over 100 years, their work has put the timeless Jewish value of mutual responsibility into action, making JDC essential to the survival of millions of people and the advancement of Jewish life across the globe.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, JDC gives elderly Jewish women in the Ukraine food, medicine, and homecare.