May 13, 2010

Photos of the JDC Ambassadors Circle Global Symposium on May 10 - Part I

On May 10, 2010 Jewish leaders and philanthropists from across the country and around the world joined us at JDC's global headquarters for our JDC Ambassadors Circle Global Symposium.  It was a great event featuring JDC's best and brightest who shared their insight and knowledge of JDC's work around the globe. 

Steven Price, JDC Ambassadors Circle Chair welcomes everyone and sets the tone for the day.

Steve Schwager, JDC CEO shares his insight into the Jewish world and the issues that are most relevant to the global Jewish community. 

Mandie Winston, Senior Program Officer, gives an update on JDC's relief efforts in Haiti and shares personal observations and stories from her time in Port au Prince as part of JDC's response team

Will Recant, Assistant Executive Vice President talks about JDC's response after the earthquake in Chile, explaining how and why it was different than JDC's response in Haiti.

Sara Hirschhorn, , Division Director for Strategic Partnerships discusses Israel's most pressing social challenges today and highlights some of JDC's programs that are working to address them. 

Stefan Oscar,  JDC Area Director for Poland and the Baltic States talks about the challenges of Jewish life in the region.

Fabian Triskier, Associate Director of JDC Latin America addresses the issues facing Jewish communities in South America in an ever increasingly complex environment.

Yossi Tamir, Director of Tevet - JDC's Employment Initiative discusses JDC's efforts to fight poverty and foster independence through employment in Israel.

More to come and stay tuned for video clips of our presenters very soon...

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