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- A Summer with JustCityTue, 23 Sep 2014 - By Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay Every person has the possibility to increase or diminish the amount of justice in the world. This was the theme that emerged in the course I taught for the JustCity Leadership Institute, a pre-college leadership and … Continue reading
- Introducing DC Director Sandra HinderliterTue, 23 Sep 2014 - We’re delighted to welcome Sandra Hinderliter as the new director of our DC site. Sandra most recently served as a Manager of the Changemaker Schools Network for Ashoka where she’s been working with schools on their Empathy Initiative. Sandra managed … Continue reading
- Reflecting on the AVODAH FellowshipTue, 23 Sep 2014 - By Shana Bloom The AVODAH Fellowship created a fundamental “paradigm shift” in the ways I relate to and understand myself within the context of a Jewish social justice community. It has also impacted my professional life by deepening my understanding … Continue reading
- How the AVODAH Fellowship Surprised MeTue, 23 Sep 2014 - By Sarra Alpert When we first started to envision AVODAH’s expansion through the Fellowship, I was certainly excited by the idea that more people would have the opportunity to experience the kind of justice-driven, intentional, challenging-yet-supportive, creatively Jewishly engaged, critically … Continue reading
AVODAH is hiring a new Executive Director. Click here for more info.
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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