Day: September 23, 2014

September 2014

A Summer with JustCity

By Rabbi Stephanie Ruskay Every person has the possibility to increase or diminish the amount of justice in the world. This was the theme that emerged in the course I taught for the JustCity Leadership Institute, a pre-college leadership and … Continue reading

23rd Sep, 2014

Introducing DC Director Sandra Hinderliter

We’re delighted to welcome Sandra Hinderliter as the new director of our DC site. Sandra most recently served as  a Manager of the Changemaker Schools Network for Ashoka where she’s been working with schools on their Empathy Initiative.  Sandra managed … Continue reading

23rd Sep, 2014

Reflecting on the AVODAH Fellowship

By Shana Bloom The AVODAH Fellowship created a fundamental “paradigm shift” in the ways I relate to and understand myself within the context of a Jewish social justice community. It has also  impacted my professional life by deepening my understanding … Continue reading

23rd Sep, 2014

How the AVODAH Fellowship Surprised Me

By Sarra Alpert When we first started to envision AVODAH’s expansion through the Fellowship, I was certainly excited by the idea that more people would have the opportunity to experience the kind of justice-driven, intentional, challenging-yet-supportive, creatively Jewishly engaged, critically … Continue reading

23rd Sep, 2014