Sylvia Finger and Jill Israel were honored at Avodah’s 2020 Annual Partners in Justice event in New Orleans for their efforts to organize and register more than 9,000 new voters in just two years through their work with the … Continue reading →
By Daniel Meeter One day last June, two Christian pastors, my wife and myself, sat down for dinner with about a dozen AVODAH Corps Members at their common residence in Flatbush. It was such a simple thing, just a bunch of … Continue reading →
Benetta Mansfield has served on AVODAH’s national board for three years and will assume the Chair on April 1. We sat down with Benetta to learn a bit more about her.
The year was 1966. Lynne Wasserman, as an awkward pre-teen, took a formative trip with her father to the Mississippi Delta. Her father, a traveling salesman, sold shoes to department stores in small towns throughout the South. They walked into … Continue reading →
Not everyone has a direct path to the Jewish Social Justice world – some people end up there through a simple twist of fate. Julie Chizewer Weill’s story is a perfect example of how the right moment of connection can … Continue reading →
Seth Goldman is the President and CEO of Honest Tea, an organic tea company based out of Bethesda, Maryland, as well as a supporter of AVODAH. Along with co-founder Barry Nalebuff and illustrator Sungyoon Choi, Seth recently released Mission in a … Continue reading →