Author Archives: Amanda Lindner

Avodah DC Corps Members Volunteer as Voter Guardians in Historic 2020 Election

In an election fraught with anti-immigrant rhetoric and threats of voter suppression, Avodah DC Corps Members Francesca Rubinson and Jordan Pollack visited Pennsylvania on Election Day to serve as voter guardians for those who might have faced intimidation at the … Continue reading

Avodah Alumni Absera Melaku and Cydney Wallace Named to Oy Chicago’s “36 Under 36”

  Avodah alumni Absera Melaku and Cydney Wallace were named today to Oy Chicago’s prestigious “36 Under 36” list. The pair, both alumni of the Chicago Justice Fellowship (2017-2018) were noted for making a difference through their work, giving back … Continue reading

What This Rosh Hashanah Poem Means in Today’s America

The High Holy Day liturgical poem “Unetane Tokef” is one of our toughest pieces of liturgy. In reading this poem this Rosh Hashana, let’s begin to understand that our every action is — rather than being isolated and individual — intertwined with the well-being of our culture as a whole. Continue reading

Avodah Named One of Chicago’s Top 20 Innovative Jewish Organizations in Annual Slingshot Guide

Avodah Named One of Chicago’s Top 20  Innovative Jewish Organizations Thirteenth  Annual Slingshot  Guide Highlights the  Best of the Thriving Jewish  Nonprofit World CHICAGO, NEW YORK – Avodah has been named one of Chicago’s top 20 innovative Jewish organizations in … Continue reading