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#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…

#LivingIt: Vatikim B'reshet

Already running for over a year, "Vatikim B'reshet" (Elderly Online), connects older people who cannot leave their homes easily, to other elderly people, with social activities and opportunities.  Led by a certified facilitator, weekly meetings are held online (video conferencing). Generall…

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