Another First: Jewish Women Gather in Kiev

For the first time in modern history, Jewish women from around the world will gather in Kiev, Ukraine, where a five-day International Conference of Jewish Women, titled “Reconnecting for the First Time,” is scheduled for May 23-27, 1994. The conference is being held in Kiev in order to reach the more than one million Jewish women remaining in the former Soviet Union, many of whom have expressed a desire to reach out globally, learn about their Jewish identity and reconnect with the Jewish birthright their mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers were forbidden to pass on to them.

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