Karyn Grossman Gershon

Karyn Grossman Gershon has served as Executive Director of Project Kesher since 1994 and traveled to the regions where Project Kesher works more than 50 times. Karyn is a graduate of Cornell University and Northwestern University School of Law. She has spoken on the role of women in the rebirth of Jewish life in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine on public radio and at various universities including Northwestern, Columbia, Washington University, and Stanford. She was a fellow at the Wexner Heritage Foundation and named a Jewish Chicagoan of the Year by The Chicago Jewish News.

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Project Kesher

Project Kesher is a feminist Jewish organization empowering women in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, and the Russian-speaking community in Israel to build a society in which inclusive Jewish life can flourish, and where women are the instruments of peaceful change.


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