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In the Face of Tragedy, the Jewish Community of Puerto Rico Makes a Difference
It's been over a month since Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, but the hardships facing the residents are far from over. Today, 85 percent of the island remains without electricity, telecommunications are cut, basic goods are scarce, and the economy is plummeting. Amid the devastation, the Jewish community has emerged as a bastion of support. With a little more than 1,500 members in a general population of 3.4 million, this small but active community has mobilized its own resources and those of Jewish organizations in the United States to help their neighbors in need.
AJC Supports IsraAID Relief Efforts in Nepal
AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, is supporting IsraAID in responding to the devastating floods and landslides that left at least 120 dead and affected over six million people in Nepal.
AJC Donation Aids Internally Displaced Syrians
AJC is partnering with Israeli Flying Aid to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to Syrians who were forced from their homes by the civil war and are living elsewhere in the country.
AJC Deeply Concerned by New DHS Immigration Guidelines
AJC expressed deep concern over the new and sweeping immigration enforcement policies announced this week by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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