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06/05/2015
My burning lungs felt fine compared to my heart which ached for those we were climbing past.  I spent today walking through Rasuwa District ...
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24/04/2015
I have just returned from Mariupol in southern Ukraine where I met Margarita (above). Listening to her story, I realised how easily thi...

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My burning lungs felt fine compared to my heart which ached for those we were climbing past.  I spent today walking thro...
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I have just returned from Mariupol in southern Ukraine where I met Margarita (above). Listening to her story, I rea...
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11/05/2011
WJR's Gemini committee are hosting a reception and delicious ladies lunch on Wednesday 11 May. We ar...
01/06/2011
Host a fundraising Big Bagel event for your friends, family, school or office throughout the month o...
11/06/2011
Do you fancy a cycle ride with a difference? Join us for the unique chance to pedal your way past Lo...

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Typhoon Haiyan Update

01/07/2014
Since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines eight months ago, we have been working with local partners in some of the most is...
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We must all work to end the shame felt by rape victims

27/06/2014
I have a confession to make. I got a bit giddy hanging out with Angelina Jolie last week. I didn’t think I would &ndash...
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The Displaced in Ukraine: Yelena and Natalya's Stories

25/06/2014
Over the past few weeks, more and more displaced people are arriving at our door, needing help. The range of need is hugely v...
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Challenge yourself in 2015!

Join the WJR team and help alleviate poverty at the same time. We have places for the London Marathon, NightRider and FunRun. 

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The Big Bagel

Be part of the tastiest event of the year. Every year thousands of people around the world eat bagels to raise funds for WJR.

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Volunteering

The Big Hand is WJR's community volunteer programme. It's flexible, accessible and is asking very little.

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Story of Survival

To commemorate our 80th anniversary we are launching Story of Survival, a unique online archive of Jewish history.

World Jewish Relief is saving lives across the world.

Our reach is global, able to react swiftly to provide assistance wherever the need is greatest.