Speak Torah to Power is a transformational speaker series, in which top Jewish educators from around the country address the most pressing issues of our time to offer us the Jewish thinking most needed to do transformative justice work in today’s world. In the premiere of Speak Torah to Power in winter 2018, speakers Dove Kent, Yavilah McCoy and Rabbi Rachel Timoner explored the connection between activism, service, spirituality, community, and Jewish wisdom and drew upon Jewish texts, events, and traditions to discuss aspects of Jewish wisdom most relevant to the issues of our time. Click here to watch the Speak Torah to Power Videos and download the Discussion Guides.
Tikkun Olam: Our Turn was born out of a desire to deepen the ‘mitzvah project” experience at b’nai mitzvah time—to provide better context and mentoring for our communities’ young adults as they stood on the threshold of adulthood in our communal institutions. Click here to learn more about Tikkum Olam.
Working for social change can sometimes feel hard and exhausting- it takes time to have an impact, and progress doesn’t always happen in a straight line. Click here for eleven ways of thinking about the work, by Avodah”s founder, Rabbi David Rosenn, that can help inspire you to dig in for the long haul.