Founded in 2005, the JDC-International Centre for Community Development (JDC-ICCD) is located in Yarnton Manor, Oxford University. The JDC-ICCD is devoted to understanding the phenomena of Jewish community and identity more comprehensively. It aims to strengthen the overall quality and range of community development work across Europe and Latin America.
JDC-ICCD''s main focus is applied research aimed at analyzing ongoing changes and transformations taking place in Jewish life. Activities also include think tank sessions on community innovation, high-level conferences with field practitioners as well as training seminars with Oxford University professors for Jewish and non-Jewish professionals, lay leaders and organisations.
The Centre''s goal is to generate and disseminate knowledge about successful models and strategies that build dynamic and self-sustainable communities.×
ejewishphilanthropy.com, an authoritative online magazine serving the Jewish professional community, has published an article on the JDC-ICCD's ThinkLab event on the future of Jewish Life in Europe. READ MORE//
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Conversion in Judaism is an in depth analysis of the debates and positions regarding this central issue in Judaism. Drawing on Jewish texts, sources and jurisprudence as well as modern commentators, Barylka shows that while there is no real consen... READ MORE//