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- Refusing Medicaid Expansion: Leaving the Poorest BehindFri, 28 Feb 2014 - By Emily Unger A few months ago, I was having Shabbat lunch at a friend’s house, and the topic of health reform came up. Some of the other guests were opposed to the Affordable Care Act, arguing that costs would … Continue reading
- Introducing the AVODAH FellowsThu, 06 Feb 2014 - We’re excited to introduce our first-ever cohort of the AVODAH Fellowship, a leadership development and community-building program for early career Jewish professionals working to alleviate poverty in the United States. The newest members of the AVODAH network come from a … Continue reading
- Alumni Spotlight: Jessica BeitchThu, 30 Jan 2014 - By Allie Conn Jessica Beitch has always had an interest in working with youth and adolescents in underserved communities. Her life path has proven that with passion, experience, and ongoing structural support, one person has the ability to effect social … Continue reading
- Supporter Spotlight: Julie Chizewer WeillThu, 30 Jan 2014 - Not everyone has a direct path to the Jewish Social Justice world – some people end up there through a simple twist of fate. Julie Chizewer Weill’s story is a perfect example of how the right moment of connection can … Continue reading
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.
Applications for the AVODAH Fellowship are open! Click here for more info.
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!
Washington D.C. Site Honored as 'One of the Best' by Greater Washington Chronicle of Philanthropy
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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