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.×
Launched by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s International Centre for Community Development (JDC-ICCD) and conducted by a research team at Trinity College (Hartford, CT, USA) between June and August 2015, the Third Survey of Eur... READ MORE//
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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In several communities around the world, Jews are at the forefront of the demographic changes that are taking place on a larger scale in the Western world. Low birth rates, combined with higher life expectancies, give predominance to the elderly in the... READ MORE//
Europe’s foremost Jewish social welfare organizations met in February 2012 at the Jewish Social Welfare Committee Think Tank in Yarnton Manor, Oxford to explore their future in light of economic and social trends. Participants included repre... READ MORE//