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AVODAH's National Blog: Jewish Voices Pursuing Justice
This blog gives our Corps members space to write about their experiences in the year-long service program as they question, explore, and grow into lifelong agents for social change whose commitment to social justice is guided by their Jewish values.

Posts on this blog do not necessarily represent the views of AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps.


  • AVODAH Hiring Executive Director
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 - AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps Executive Director ABSTRACT AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps seeks an Executive Director who is a passionate advocate for social justice, who can inspire young people to engage in service and community building. Organization AVODAH is … Continue reading

  • 17 Ways You Might Be An AVODAHnik
    Fri, 22 Aug 2014 - 1. World cuisines regularly appear on your Shabbat menu. 2. Every time there are leftovers at an event the organizer tries to give them to you because they think you need the food. 3. You’ve had a house meeting just to plan … Continue reading

  • Life in the New Orleans Bayit: A Photo Essay
    Fri, 08 Aug 2014 - Over the last few months, our New Orleans Corps members collected photos from their house in order to tell the story of their communal life. 

  • What I’ve Learned
    Mon, 04 Aug 2014 - As our 2013-2014 program year draws to a close, we reached out to some of our corps members and Fellows and asked them to share what they’re taking away from the experience.  Although the world is a big place, all … Continue reading

Avodah Updates

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

 

Alumni Reflect and Respond: AVODAH Releases 2012 Study of Year-Long Program Participants: Executive Summary and Full Report

 

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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