2 2020

JDC Three Part Virtual Journey and Taste of Latin America!

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Contact Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
413-442-4360 x10

Join JDC Ambassadors for an unforgettable series and taste of Latin America and Cuba! Discover the region's rich Jewish history, vibrant cultures, and dynamic communities with Will Recant, Assistant Executive Vice-President, and expert in JDC's fieldwork.
  • Monday, Nov 2 Venezuela Meet courageous women in Caracas serving vulnerable community members threatened by COVID-19, cook arepas, and connect with inter-generational leaders and participants of the touching and inspiring "Adopt a Grandparent" program through the Hebraica JCC in Caracas
  • Monday, Nov 9 Cuba & Beyond Tour Jewish Havana (complete with a mojito!) and explore JDC's partnership with and support of Cuba's remarkable resurgence of Jewish tradition, faith, culture, discover how the Cuban Jewish community celebrates holidays, explore JDC innovative models of care for vulnerable elderly Jews, jump over to Uruguay to witness the impact of JDC's support at "The Israelite Nursing home from Uruguay" and "Tzedakah Uruguay"
  • Monday, Nov 16 Argentina Join a virtual tour of the coastal, capital city of Buenos Aires including historic landmarks and Jewish communal sites, learn to dance the Argentine Tango, and learn how JDC is helping vulnerable Jewish families in the face of the country's looming financial crisis