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 2015

(L-R) 2015 Honoree, Arleen Priest with Diane Wohl, PK Board Chair

(L-R) PK Activist Award Recipient, Georgette Bennett with Michele Cohen, PK Board Member

Anchor of Yahoo News & Finance, Bianna Golodryga and PK's Benefit Host 

April 20, 2015 was a night to remember! Hundreds of guests gathered in New York City to honor Arleen Priest and Georgette Bennett for their activism and philanthropy with Bianna Golodryga, Anchor of Yahoo News and Finance, serving as the evening's Event Host. The evening celebrated & recognized PK's commitment to Jewish women's activism in Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine and Israel.



Project Kesher's 25th Anniversary Global Day Trip

On Sunday, November 23, 2014, Project Kesher women and men gathered in NYC to hear a first-hand account of the impact the current situation in Ukraine and Russia is having on the Jewish community and Project Kesher's work in the region. Project Kesher leaders/activists Vlada Nedak and Irina Skliankina came from Ukraine and Russia, respectively.



PK Annual Benefit 2015 Video

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PK 25th Anniversary 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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