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- Working From WithinWed, 04 May 2016 - By Lisa Tencer “ALL LIVES MATTER! ALL LIVES MATTER! GET ‘EM OUTTA HERE! GET OUT! GET OUT!” I glanced around nervously as people screamed at the top of their lungs. I was hand-in-hand with a number of other white people. … Continue reading
- Passover, Privilege, and Real LiberationThu, 28 Apr 2016 - By Ilana Levinson Every year at Passover, Jewish communities come together to commemorate, and celebrate our liberation. It is our duty on Passover to remember with intention, a history plagued with oppression- from our enslavement in Egypt to our endurance … Continue reading
- Intentionality, or How My life Became a Reality TV ShowThu, 03 Mar 2016 - By Essie Schachar-Hill In the Chicago bayit we often joke about how we could easily be the stars of an MTV reality show. It would be called “The Real World of Avodah,” and the synopsis would be as follows: Fifteen … Continue reading
- On Names, Healing, and Productive DiscomfortWed, 20 Jan 2016 - By Talia Baurer On Simchat Torah, the celebration of finishing the year-long reading of the Five Books of Moses and of starting anew, I sit with fellow Avodahniks in the pews of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), a synagogue that … Continue reading
Our Alumni Director Rachel Glicksman writes about how we engage alumni in eJewishPhilanthropy.
Meet the our first cohort of AVODAH Fellows in Chicago.
Meet our newest cohort of AVODAH Fellows in New York.
This is What Happened When My Son Asked Me About Poverty.
The New Orleans culture website IHeartNOLA profiled Avodahnik Sammy Bosalavage.
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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