Empowering Local Communities

By Svetlana Yakimenko

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2003

The author describes the transformation of Jewish life in the former Soviet Union (FSU) and his role through Project Kesher, an organization that brings together women from the West and from the FSU to sustain Jewish life and be instruments of change. He discusses economic self-sufficiency as the critical piece for ensuring the future of Jewish life in the FSU.

Topic: Former Soviet Union (FSU), Diaspora, Economy, Community Building, Global Responsibility

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.34/no.605

Page Number(s): 9-10

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Former Soviet Union (FSU)

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Yakimenko, Svetlana. Empowering Local Communities. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2003: 9-10. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6861


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