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What Is The JDC-Brookdale Institute?


A national center for research on aging, human development, and social welfare in Israel, established in 1974.

An independent not-for-profit organization that operates under the auspices of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJJDC) and the Government of Israel.

A team of professionals dedicated to applied research on high-priority social issues relevant to the national agenda.

A knowledge resource committed to promoting its findings and to assisting policymakers and service providers in the planning and implementation of effective social services.

The research involves an interdisciplinary approach with a focus on five main areas:

  • Gerontology

  • Health Policy

  • Immigrant Absorption

  • Children and Youth with Special Need

  • Disability


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