Activists & Supporters

Irene Manekofsky

Irene Manekofsky

Irene Manekofsky served as president of the Washington Committee for Soviet Jewry (1973-1978) and of the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews in (1979-1980). A later UCSJ president Pamela B. Cohen remarked, “Irene put the issue of Soviet repression of human rights and emigration on the political map in the United States Congress.” She died in 1992.