Year: 2012

November 2012

From Anti-Racism to Racial Justice

By Rachie Lewis What’s the definition of racism? With Boston-based AVODAH Alumni and members of Moishe Kavod House gathered around, Abigail Ortiz, Director of Community Health Programs at the Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center began by defining racism as “a system … Continue reading

1st Nov, 2012

October 2012

September 2012

Reflections from the Field: Managing Stress

By Dr. Jacqueline Mondros At the end of this academic year, I will be a practicing social worker for 40 consecutive years! I’ve worked in four cities, in residential care with youth, with the homeless, in community organizing, and I’ve … Continue reading

20th Sep, 2012

August 2012

Kehillah Kedoshah, a Holy Community

By: Rebecca Waxman Rebecca spoke about her experience with AVODAH at the New Orleans Partners in Justice event honoring Carole C. Neff. Her remarks follow below. My one year was the start.  My one year, though, was not enough. My … Continue reading

8th Aug, 2012

July 2012

Guess what? Brooklyn is gentrifying!

By Elise Goldin This post originally appeared on The SurRealEstate here. This might come as a shock to you but Brooklyn is gentrifying. There. I said it. Can I bring you a glass of water, or maybe a local organic lemonade-ice … Continue reading

24th Jul, 2012

Erica’s Story

By Aaron Fenster Aaron spoke about his experience as an AVODAH corps member at the Washington, DC Partners in Justice event honoring Marcia E. Weinberg and Rabbi Harold S. White. His remarks follow below. I’d like to tell you a … Continue reading

18th Jul, 2012
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