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#LivingIt: JDC Update: August 24

Centers for Young Adults – Beyond the Walls of the Center
In Israel, JDC operates over 40 Centers for Young Adults (CYA) in partnership with local communities and the Government of Israel.  These Centers empower nearly 45,000 young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds, such as new imm…

#LivingIt: JDC Update Day 31

Respites for People with Disabilities

Last week, 30 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities departed from their homes in Even Shmuel (a small community just South of Kiryat Gat) and traveled to the Dead- Sea for a JDC sponsored respite.  The participants expressed their dee…

#LivingIt: JDC Update Day 30

While we pray that this is the end of hostilities, JDC is prepared for any and all developments in the security situation.  This past week, even before the current ceasefire, we saw a shift in our emergency assistance responses.  After more than three weeks in shelters, the children, adult…

#LivingIt - JDC Update: Day 29

Center For Independent Living- Be'er Sheva

Since the outbreak of Operation Protective Edge, the Centers for Independent Living (CIL) has shifted its daily focus to helping people with disabilities properly deal and cope with the ongoing attacks from Gaza.  The following story describes the…

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