What We Do

We give women and girls the tools to change themselves and their society.  We invest in leadership training, in pilot projects, and in technology that allows volunteers anywhere in this vast region to replicate projects on any scale.
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Where We Work


How We Work

Project Kesher women in each locality conceive, design and implement their own PK programs, because they best understand the needs of their communities – and they are the ones who work tirelessly to meet them.
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In the Spotlight

Project Kesher Annual Benefit 2016

(L-R) Kate Epstein Mankoff (PK Board and Benefit Host) Andrea Waldstein, Eleanor Smith, Linda Wasserstein (2016 Honorees) and Barbara Glickstein (PK Board Chair)

(L-R)  Deborah Roberts and Jennifer Daniels. 2016 Benefit Co-Chairs

Daily and Phineas Lambert

April 4, 2016 was a night to remember! Hundreds of guests gathered in New York City to honor Eleanor Smith, Andrea Waldstein and Linda Wasserstein for their activism and philanthropy. The evening celebrated & recognized PK's commitment to Jewish women's activism in Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine and Israel. See more on Facebook.

PK Global Day Trip 2015

On Sunday, October 25, 2015, Project Kesher women and men gathered at Civic Hall in NYC for our second annual Global Day Trip. Project Kesher leaders Vlada Nedak of Krivoy Rog, Ukraine (Director of Programming, PK-CIS), and Elena Feldman of Tula, Russia (Communication and Project Management Officer, PK-Russia), participated in a panel discussion moderated by PK Board Chair Barbara Glickstein. The women provided a perspective on the current situation in the region and Project Kesher’s response.

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In a Flash: The Women of Project Kesher

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PK 2016 Anniversary Annual Benefit Video

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Letter from Project Kesher's Breast Cancer Initiative Participant

"For a number of years I have been studying at and participating in Project Kesher programs. And, probably like many other women, my head is filled with ideas and plans while my body aches disturb me . . ."

- Anna D. Cherkassy, women’s group leader

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The Faces of Project Kesher by Rabbi Leora Kaye

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