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- Loving Your Neighbor When Love Isn’t EasyTue, 12 May 2015 - By Elana Cohn We recently read parashat Kedoshim, which gave us a lot of the big pillars of Jewish law, the classics. Honor thy father and mother. Do not worship false gods. Don’t place a stumbling block before the blind, … Continue reading
- #weareavodah: Meet Our New StaffTue, 12 May 2015 - Over the past few weeks, we’ve had a number of exciting additions to AVODAH’s staff. Read on to learn about these new members of our team. Kira Manso Brown is the Executive and Program Assistant in our New York office. She has found … Continue reading
- In Solidarity: An Organizer’s PerspectiveFri, 01 May 2015 - by Haley Leibovitz A few months ago, while getting my teeth cleaned, the dentist came in and began to make small talk. “When did you move to the Twin Cities?” “A year and a half ago for work.” “And where do … Continue reading
- Introducing the Nachshon FundThu, 02 Apr 2015 - The Nachshon Fund is a new program that we’ve launched to support innovative local initiatives led by AVODAH through the awarding of small grants. Our inaugural round of Nachshon grantees represent many approaches to social justice spread across the country, … Continue reading
We invited journalist Abigail Pogrebin to Shabbat dinner with AVODAH corps members. This is what she learned.
AVODAH's Deputy Director named to inaugural cohort of the Schusterman Fellowship.
Director of Alumni and Community Engagement Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay joined with the Jewish Women's Foundation of New York to call for an expansion of paid family leave in the Jewish community.
AVODAH featured in Gender Equity in the Jewish Nonprofit? Progress Being Made.
AVODAH's Deputy Director has an oped in JTA, Ferguson and Eric Garner are symptoms of a deeper problem.
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
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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