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Bringing life-changing action to people in crisis around the world

Inspired by our Jewish values, we provide life-saving and life-changing support to people in crisis around the world.

World Jewish Relief CEO Paul Anticoni and Chair Maurice Helfgott visiting partners in Ukraine

War In Israel

Early on Saturday 7th October, during the Jewish festival of Simchat Torah, extreme violence broke out in Israel and the fighting continues to rage on.

What We Do

World Jewish Relief USA works with local partners across the globe to share expertise and respond to emergencies. 

We work in four critical areas:

  • Humanitarian Response
  • Climate Resilience 
  • Employment and Livelihoods 
  • Support for Older People

Take action to support World Jewish Relief USA

Winter Appeal

Your donation will help World Jewish Relief deliver vital Home Repairs programme in Ukraine, and ensure that people like Hanna survive the freezing conditions and keep warm this winter.


Ukraine Crisis Appeal

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February we have been supporting our 29 partners across the country as they do everything they can to protect their communities in the face of active conflict.


Impact in numbers


Ukrainians supported since the outbreak of war


Tonnes of medication delivered to those in need


Food packages delivered

Your Family History

World Jewish Relief was established as the Central British Fund for German Jewry in 1933 to help refugees from Nazi-Europe, and we succeeded in bringing around 65,000 Jewish refugees to safety. 

We have names of over 315,000 people who contacted us for help, as well as records for the 65,000 refugees we supported throughout the 1930s and 1940s. 

Your family history may be in our files. 


Featured News

World Jewish Relief USA presents at the Clinton Global Initiative September meeting

20th Nov 2023, Uncategorized

On September 18-19, World Jewish Relief USA attended the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) September meeting with hundreds of changemakers, policy makers and organizations. Rabbi Dina Brawer, Executive Director of World Jewish Relief USA took to the stage to tell the inspiring story of Bishnu, a 58-year-old father from Mahottari, Nepal, and to announce a commitment to action on behalf of World Jewish Relief.