Partners and supporters

The camp is a joint program of JDC and the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation. The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters. For more information, please visit

About JDC 

Logo jdcFor over 100 years, JDC has put the timeless Jewish value of collective responsibility into action when the world needs it most. Today, JDC lifts lives and strengthens communities in 70 countries, helping over 71,000 people on any given day and rescuing over 1,000,000 Jews since its inception. JDC has also created opportunities for over 1,000,000 Israelis through its programs. 

In addition to providing aid to Jews in need, JDC cultivates a Jewish future, with over 90,000 people engaged in Jewish life through JDC. 

JDC offers aid to Jewish populations and contributes millions of dollars in disaster relief and development assistance to non-Jewish communities. JDC’s mission is fulfilled on four fronts: Rescue of Jews at risk, Relief for Jews in need, Renewal of Jewish community life, and Israel. 

JDC works in partnership with the Israeli government and other local organizations to improve the lives of the elderly, immigrants, children at risk, the disabled, and the chronically unemployed. JDC has a long history of rescuing Jews in danger and leading the Jewish response to global crises. 

About Lauder Foundation

LfThe Lauder Foundation is a philanthropic organization that aims to support the future of Jewish life in Europe by underwriting excellent Jewish schools. Established in 1987 by Ronald S. Lauder, the foundation focuses on Jewish education and community involvement, operating and supporting over fifty programs across 13 countries. The foundation’s mission is to prepare young Jews for personal and professional success and inspire active participation in Jewish life. 


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