American Joint Distribution (the Joint) n. English Created in 1914 by the merger of several war relief , the Joint’s original purpose was to raise for war victims and refugees. Today, the Joint sponsors programs of relief, rescue, and in the and around the world. Many of its efforts on restoring educational and cultural institutions and helping the remaining elderly in the vanished communities of Eastern Europe.

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Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Jewish Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish and life-cycle events, culture, , the and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (6). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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