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- Dressing the PartWed, 07 Oct 2015 - By Wendy Low When I was asked to list my work-related-anxieties during AVODAH orientation, I wrote “clothing.” I have been wearing jeans and t-shirts for the past four years and have never quite felt myself in anything else. The work … Continue reading
- AVODAH Fellowship Expanding to ChicagoThu, 13 Aug 2015 - Thanks in part to the generous support of the the Crown Family and the Dorot Foundation, we are expanding our AVODAH Fellowship program to Chicago. AVODAH has been working in Chicago since 2006 and we are excited to add the Fellowship … Continue reading
- Advocacy? YESTue, 04 Aug 2015 - By Allison Wessells This is my last week of work as the online organizer at Jews United For Justice (JUFJ), which organizes Jews to take action in local action in the Greater Washington region. My work includes writing the JUFJ eblast: a weekly newsletter featuring … Continue reading
- Dealing with OthernessThu, 02 Jul 2015 - By Jennifer Ferentz Have you ever been stared at? Last Sunday, my girlfriend and I were on the bus headed to meet up with some friends for dinner when an older gentleman sat down across from us. As he unpacked … Continue reading
We invited journalist Abigail Pogrebin to Shabbat dinner with AVODAH corps members. This is what she learned.
AVODAH's Deputy Director named to inaugural cohort of the Schusterman Fellowship.
Director of Alumni and Community Engagement Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay joined with the Jewish Women's Foundation of New York to call for an expansion of paid family leave in the Jewish community.
AVODAH featured in Gender Equity in the Jewish Nonprofit? Progress Being Made.
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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