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//
Based on 130-in depth interviews with families living in Buenos Aires, "Choosing Each Other" represents the first study that delves with this problematic in Argentina. READ MORE//
Three separate research teams were involved in the yearlong project as they set out to interview children of mixed couples between the ages of 20 to 40 from France, the Netherlands and Germany. The result is a unique portrait depicting the thoughts, ex... READ MORE//
Drawing from data collected by ICCD during 2008-2009 in five Eastern European countries, Prof. Erik H. Cohen looked at the impact of Jewish camping experience among young adults. READ MORE//
Produced in partnership with the JDC-ICCD and the Rome-based Hans Jonas Association for Jewish Culture, the survey explores the beliefs, concerns, anxieties and hopes of today's young Italian Jews. READ MORE//