Category Archives: Speeches

Assimilation Helps us to Grow: Thanksgivukkah, Menurkeys, and Our Expanding Community

By Jenn Pollan This was adapted from a speech that Jenn recently gave at an AVODAH NYC Hanukkah party.  In case you missed the articles on Buzzfeed and the pictures of “Menurkeys” that flooded Instagram and Twitter this year, Thanksgiving … Continue reading

Catalysts for Change: The Importance of the Jewish Social Justice Movement

By: Abi Weber Abi spoke about her experience as an AVODAH corps member at the Chicago Partners in Justice event that honored Rabbi Sam Gordon and Jackie Kaplan-Perkins as well as celebrated the accomplishments of alumna Hollen Reischer and Advisory … Continue reading