Older people shouldn't have to be lonely.

Ninety-five-year-old Dvora has survived poverty, civil war and famine. Now, like thousands of other older Jewish people in Ukraine, Dvora lives a very isolated life.

Will you help give Dvora and others like her the companionship they deserve this Rosh Hashanah?
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19/08/2015
Today is World Humanitarian Day 2015. This year's theme is about sharing inspiring stories of human strength, resilience and kindness and paying ...
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18/08/2015
Four cyclists battled on their bikes to complete RideLondon for World Jewish Relief.
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11/08/2015
It's a scorching hot day in the middle of July in Chişinău, the capital city of Moldova. It is nine in the morning and as I eat breakfast I can...

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Today is World Humanitarian Day 2015. This year's theme is about sharing inspiring stories of human strength, resilience and ...
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Four cyclists battled on their bikes to complete RideLondon for World Jewish Relief.
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It's a scorching hot day in the middle of July in Chişinău, the capital city of Moldova. It is nine in the morning and as I...
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11/05/2011
WJR's Gemini committee are hosting a reception and delicious ladies lunch on Wednesday 11 May. We ar...
01/06/2011
Host a fundraising Big Bagel event for your friends, family, school or office throughout the month o...
11/06/2011
Do you fancy a cycle ride with a difference? Join us for the unique chance to pedal your way past Lo...

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Typhoon Haiyan Update

01/07/2014
Since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines eight months ago, we have been working with local partners in some of the most is...
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We must all work to end the shame felt by rape victims

27/06/2014
I have a confession to make. I got a bit giddy hanging out with Angelina Jolie last week. I didn’t think I would &ndash...
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The Displaced in Ukraine: Yelena and Natalya's Stories

25/06/2014
Over the past few weeks, more and more displaced people are arriving at our door, needing help. The range of need is hugely v...
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Get Involved

Your support is vital. Get involved in any way you can and make a difference today. Bake, run, swim and celebrate to raise money for World Jewish Relief. There's lots of ways you can get involved. Get in touch today!
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Challenge yourself in 2015!

Join the World Jewish Relief team and help alleviate poverty at the same time. We have places for the Marathons, NightRider and FunRun. 

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The Big Bagel

Be part of the tastiest event of the year. Every year thousands of people around the world eat bagels to raise funds for WJR.

Volunteering

Volunteering

The Big Hand is WJR's community volunteer programme. It's flexible, accessible and is asking very little.

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Story of Survival

To commemorate our 80th anniversary we are launching Story of Survival, a unique online archive of Jewish history.