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Worked as teacher of English in Jerusalem, Israel, 1971–72; teacher of Hebrew in Swampscott, MA, 1972–74; Polaroid Corp., Cambridge, MA, teacher of English, 1974–75; teacher of Hebrew in Chestnut Hill, MA, 1974–79; Amnesty International U.S.A., Northeast Regional Director, 1975–. Mendeleev Institute, Moscow, Russia, lecturer, 1990–91; Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, fellow.

Joshua Rubenstein has been professionally involved with human rights and international affairs for 30 years as an activist, scholar and journalist with particular expertise in Soviet affairs. A long-time Associate of Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, he has made many research trips to Moscow and other Russian cities. He has lectured and written widely on the Soviet human rights movement, including a series of lectures in Russian at the Mendeleev Institute in Moscow in the fall of 1990 and in the spring of 1991. Since 1975, Mr. Rubenstein has been the Northeast Regional Director of Amnesty International USA, overseeing Amnesty's work in New England, New York and New Jersey.
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