Category Archives: In the News

Avodah Named ‘One of the Best’ Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy

  WASHINGTON, DC — June 12, 2017 — After a careful vetting process, the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Avodah to be part of the Class of 2017-18.  Avodah has undergone an extensive review process, and has met … Continue reading

Amy Poehler, Activism, and Leadership

(Cross-posted from the RAC Blog.) As if I needed another reason to love Amy Poehler. But here she is, spotlighting the intersection of activism and relationship-building, a topic very dear to my heart. Poehler was honored recently for her work with … Continue reading

Jewish Life in New Orleans

The Forward recently published “The Big Easy’s Big Jewish Comeback” about demographic shifts in New Orleans. After Hurricane Katrina, the Jewish population of New Orleans declined sharply, but thanks to volunteer opportunities in the Gulf Coast like AVODAH, young Jews are moving … Continue reading