From 1930 Until 1950, NCJW…
- Rescues Jewish children from Germany and places them with American families through the German-Jewish Children’s Aid Society.
- Reunites thousands of displaced persons with family members through the Port and Dock Department.
- Opens group homes in Athens and Paris for single Jewish women who survived the Holocaust.
- Creates the Ship-a-Box program, sending toys, books, and educational materials to young Holocaust survivors and generations of Israeli children for the next 50 years.
- Funds the department of education at Hebrew University in Israel for the training of teachers.
- Works in displaced persons camps in Germany, Belgium, and Holland.
- Establishes a US fellowship program to train social workers and educators for work with Holocaust survivors.
- Organizes the first nationwide Council on Aging Collaboration for senior citizens, providing recreation and friendship opportunities.
- Forms the German-Jewish Children’s Aid with coalition partners, rescuing children from Nazi oppression and placing them in private homes in America.