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- Begging the QuestionThu, 24 Jul 2014 - By Julia Spiegel “I don’t care. That’s not the question I asked you. Please answer the question that I asked you,” my client’s attorney aggressively requested. The statement doubled in intensity when the translator repeated it in Spanish. I am … Continue reading
- Praying Our DuesFri, 04 Jul 2014 - By Ben Bennett and Kelley Kidd Once, before Pesach, a man entered the home of Rabbi Yossi Ber and asked him a question: “Tell me Rabbi, can I fulfill the commandment of the four cups with Milk instead of Wine?” … Continue reading
- Brushing with Feminist ToothpasteMon, 23 Jun 2014 - By Casey Tova Markenson Inside my activist toolkit, there is a toothbrush. The toothbrush is for brushing teeth to end long, tired days. Days where you smack against strangers on your commute with delays, learn that all of your clients … Continue reading
- Leveraging Power for Social ChangeWed, 11 Jun 2014 - By Michal David Michal spoke about her experience with AVODAH at the Chicago Partners in Justice event honoring Steven H. Cohen, Rabbi Shoshanah Conover, and Julie Chizewer Weill. Her remarks follow below. My name is Michal David and I am from Sunnyvale, … Continue reading
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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
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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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