Furthering a tradition of Service…. … in the Jewish Community of Poland. The Jewish Social Welfare Commission Mission & Partnership. The mission of our organization is to provide social- welfare aid to all needy members of the Jewish Community in Poland. Our partner organizations include :
… in the Jewish Community of Poland
TheJewish Religious Community of Poland, the Jewish Social/Cultural Association of Poland (TSKZ),
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Commitee and
The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
TheJewish Youth Organization (ZOM),
The Association of Holocaust Children,
The Jewish Historical Institute (ZIH),
The Jewish Combatants Organization,
“… and the work of tzedakah shall bring peace.” - Isaiah 32:17Jewish Social Welfare Commission
The Jewish Social Welfare Commission was established in 1999 for the purpose of developing effective and professional means of providing social assistance to members of the Jewish community in Poland. In accordance with the Jewish tradition, the Jewish Social Welfare Commission insists that giving is an essential part of human dignity and thereby strives to enhance the quality of life for all welfare clients. Members of the Commission include representatives from a variety of Jewish organizations operating in Poland: The Union of Jewish Religious Communities, the Jewish Social/Cultural Association, the Children of the Holocaust Association, the Jewish War Veterans’ Association, and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
Deuteronomy, 10:17-21What are Our Services?
“A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old... the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.”
- Abraham Joshua HeschelSenior Clubs
„He does justicefor the oppressed,Gives bread to the hungry…supports the orphan and the widow.
The Lord will reginforever;you God, O Zion throughout all generations. Psalm 146