Older Adults Living Independently
Since 1969, JDC’s division for optimal aging (JDC-Eshel) has served as Israel’s social R&D incubator, developing comprehensive responses to the complex challenges facing its aging population. Operating as an independent impact organization and honest broker, JDC-Eshel has established strategic partnerships with Government Ministries, local municipalities, civil society, and other local associations. Guided by its national […]
JDC-Israel Program Accelerations
JDC’s mandate in Israel is to strengthen Israeli society’s capacity to care for all its people, in order to close social gaps and promote resilience and social justice. Central to our strategy is program development – and one of the things that differentiates us is our ability to hand over our innovations to government, non-profit, […]
JDC-ESHEL Dashboard for Optimal Aging (2021)
Mapping the gaps for successful aging in Israel: health management, quality employment, digital literacy, social involvement, retirement preparedness.
5-Year Strategic Plan for Optimal Aging in Israel (2021-2025)
2020 was a watershed year – the world experienced a pandemic, many lost their lives or their loved ones, others lost their source of income, and we all lost our familiar routines. The older adult population was in the headlines as a high-risk group. Geriatric institutions were in the line of fire, and infection within […]
Information for Family Caregivers & Guardians during the Closure
The current closure (December 2020 – January 2021) poses unique challenges for family members and guardians caring for loved ones from high-risk groups. Here are answers to frequently asked questions that will help family caregivers behave responsibly while maintaining the well-being and health of their loved ones. Partners: Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labor, Welfare […]
Mapping the Gaps for Successful Aging in Israel
Indicators and predictive metrics of successful aging.
Women’s Livelihoods and Resilience in Complex and Volatile Environments: Executive Summary
This report explores best practices in the implementation of women’s livelihood programs
From Lemons to Lemonade: Adapting to Remote Work in the Public Sector
We hear a lot about the cons of working from home, but we shouldn’t overlook the pros The article can be found here
Emergency Activities to Help Optimize Public Systems
Joint-Elka’s emergency activities are designed to help its partners in government, local municipalities and society implement their tasks in the long term Partners: UJA-Federation of New York, the Russell Berrie Foundation, Vivmar Foundation, Penni and Steve Weinberg
JDC-Tevet 2018-2019 Program Descriptions
This 2018-2019 Program Descriptions document is a comprehensive list of JDC-Tevet’s currently active programs and their program descriptions. More detailed information about these programs can be found under the Programs tab on the main menu.