Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect to do on an INTERFACE Journey?

At the heart of every INTERFACE Journey lie firsthand experiences, each with a set of challenges facing the developing world and its people. Each INTERFACE Journey will help you to gain a deeper understanding of the daily struggles of those in need, and the potential for hope and opportunity.

Over the course of a year, you can expect to travel – in small groups – to some of the furthest corners of the Planet and explore places few have ever seen with some of the world’s leading international relief experts.

What makes INTERFACE unique?

As a new venture within JDC, INTERFACE highlights the remarkable accomplishments of the Jewish people, illustrating how lessons learned from the Jewish experience are changing the lives of impoverished people across the globe every day.

The INTERFACE experience leverages JDC’s historic success helping communities everywhere confront and address their most difficult challenges, as well as the thought-provoking perspectives of leading educators in the field of humanitarian aid.

Who is this program intended for?

Interface is designed for active and adventurous individuals seeking to explore and deepen their connection, both spiritually and philanthropically, to Jewish life.

Why has JDC decided to underwrite the costs for INTERFACE?

One of our key goals with INTERFACE is to identify and nurture a new generation of philanthropic leaders able to understand and innovate the strategies to help resolve the increasingly complex needs of so many people around the world. We thank The Skirball Foundation for their generous assistance in launching and supporting INTERFACE’s vision.

How do I learn more about INTERFACE?