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- Purim 2015: As Esther Fades to BlackThu, 05 Mar 2015 - By Yavilah McCoy As an African-American Jewish woman, I review the Purim story and am immediately drawn to the actions of Esther, an innocent victim turned heroine, and her ability to utilize the privilege and position of power granted to … Continue reading
- #weareavodah: Rebecca MatherTue, 03 Mar 2015 - In another installment in our ongoing series of profiles about our participants, we’re pleased to introduce you to Rebecca Mather, one of our New Orleans corps members: How did you get to AVODAH? I’ve always had a passion for social justice, although … Continue reading
- Collaboration From the Bottom UpThu, 22 Jan 2015 - By Rebecca Koppel and Karin Lavie Social service agencies with similar missions are frequently in competition for adequate funding, talented staff members, and control of policies. The fight over these limited resources leads to inefficient care and serves as a … Continue reading
- Responding to Ferguson Through Literature and ArtWed, 24 Dec 2014 - By Abigail Harris-Ridker and Liz London “Excuse me, but this happened months ago, why are we only talking about this now?” – Alina, Sinclair High School book group participant Alina asked this question during the first day of our Response … Continue reading
AVODAH's Deputy Director has an oped in JTA, Ferguson and Eric Garner are symptoms of a deeper problem.
AVODAH has been included in the second round of the Jewish Funders Network's Jewish Social Change Matching Fund.
Applications for the 2014-2015 cohort of the AVODAH Fellowship are officially open.
AVODAH DC in the Washington Jewish Week's Work of the Spirit.
Download our new Passover supplement, The Ten Plagues of Domestic Poverty.
Meet our first cohort of AVODAH Fellows!
AVODAH is part of the first round of grants in the Jewish Social Change Matching Fund.
Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington names AVODAH DC "one of the best" community-based nonprofits in the region.
AVODAH has been selected as one of the 50 most innovative Jewish organizations in North America by Slingshot '13-'14.
Speaking Up For The Poor - Interview with AVODAH's Executive Director Marilyn Sneiderman featured at the New York Jewish Week
AVODAH Announces Launch of The AVODAH Fellowship for Early Career Professionals!
AVODAH Co-sponsors ELI Talk on service and Judaism: Finding the Chosen People in Haiti with Rabbi Sid Schwarz
How Do You Respond to Panhandlers? - Forward.com
Local Volunteers Get a Taste of the Real World, Brooklyn - DNAinfo.com
Learn about how AVODAH Corps members turn into life-long leaders for social change by watching our new video, AVODAH: A Year of Service, A Lifetime of Change.
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps strengthens the Jewish community's fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. We do this by engaging participants in service and community building that inspire them to become lifelong leaders for social change whose work for justice is rooted in and nourished by Jewish values.
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