World Jewish Relief

Let's make this year different from all other years

By Richard Verber, March 21, 2013

When I was younger, my favourite part of the Pesach seder was reading about the 10 plagues. My family, not known for any particular theatrical prowess, suddenly found the ability for Oscar-worthy dramatic performances over dinner. Frogs would croak loudly, wild animals would roar through the house and hail would thunder down from the ceiling.


JFS students trained to join world food campaign

By Zoe Winograd, March 1, 2013

JFS sixth-formers took a training session at JHub organised by World Jewish Relief, Tzedek and the Jewish Student Action Forum to prmote the Enough Food For Everyone IF campaign , fighting world hunger.

They were taught campaigning techniques with particular focus on social media, presentational skills and compiling a press release.


WJR and Tzedek sign up to hunger campaign

By Zoe Winograd, January 24, 2013

The Board of Deputies’ decision to tie in with Oxfam’s food project Grow/Tatzmiach was mirrored by another demonstration of Jewish social action this week.

World Jewish Relief, Tzedek and Gefiltefest have signed up to the campaign Enough Food For Everyone IF, a national coalition calling upon David Cameron to use his presidency of the G8 to address the causes of world hunger.


Enough Food For Everyone IF

By Zoe Winograd, January 23, 2013

Over 80 organisations, including World Jewish Relief, Tzedek and the Jewish Social Action Forum, will come together tonight to launch the Enough Food For Everyone IF campaign. The 'if movement' is asking David Cameron to discuss the four big 'IFs' to stop world hunger at the G8 in June.


WJR's survival aid beats the freeze

January 21, 2013

Ten thousand boxes of seasonal essentials have been shipped to Jewish communities in Eastern Europe as part of World Jewish Relief’s Operation Winter Survival.


Maitlis makes the news as WJR raises £1.2 million

November 29, 2012

Broadcaster Emily Maitlis was the headline act for World Jewish Relief at its dinner at London’s Guildhall on Monday, which raised £1.2 million.


World Jewish Relief raises £70K at business breakfast

July 12, 2012

World Jewish Relief supporters heard a rare good word for bankers at the charity’s annual business breakfast, which raised £70,000.


Ruth Messinger's social action plan to bring in Jewish youth

By Jessica Elgot, July 5, 2012

Activism on international poverty and human rights is bringing British and American Jews back into the community, the head of the American Jewish World Service said in London this week.


Ukraine cleans up its act for Euro 2012 but not for its poor

By Ekaterina Mitiaev, June 14, 2012

Fifteen year old Ukrainian twins Sergei and Dmitry Goraschenko have always dreamed of being professional footballers. They spend every spare minute playing impromptu games with their friends, so the arrival of some of the world's best players on their doorstep should be cause for celebration.


Wenger, Booting out Poverty and Euro 2012

By Jennifer Lipman, June 11, 2012

A tongue-in-cheek "Arsene Wenger" helps launch World Jewish Relief's "Boot Out Poverty" campaign, to coinicide with Euro 2012 in the Ukraine and Poland.

Boot Out Poverty