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- Next Year in FreedomThu, 17 Apr 2014 - By Dana Krimker Well, of course there would be free Wi-Fi, healthcare for all, an endless supply of frozen yogurt and it would be spring all year long. If I could really have my ideal world, everyone would adhere to … Continue reading
- A Different “Order”Thu, 10 Apr 2014 - By Benjamin Altshuler With preparations for Passover underway at this time of year, my thoughts turn to the elements that underpin community. During our AVODAH house meetings these last few weeks, one topic has been of primary focus. This subject … Continue reading
- Stories Within StoriesMon, 31 Mar 2014 - By Dena Franco One night a few weeks ago, we had our first AVODAH programming lesson in advocacy. We were all sitting in a circle, expecting a discussion about social justice, as was the norm. But the facilitator began by … Continue reading
- A Tale of Two Mardis GrasFri, 28 Mar 2014 - Part One: Rayza Goldsmith My post-graduation move to New Orleans was by no means an accident. The summer before my senior year of college, I found myself ruling out job opportunities and programs if they weren’t available in New Orleans. … Continue reading
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