Location: Chicago

October 2017

Arcadia Rom-Frank

Arcadia Rom-Frank has graduated from Oberlin College and co-ran the college radio station. Arcadia joined Avodah in pursuit of liberation for all.  She spends her summers cooking for a Unitarian Universalist summer camp in the mountains of Western Massachusetts.

2nd Oct, 2017

Lydia Ruddick-Schulman

Lydia Ruddick-Schulman is from Berkeley, California and graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in sociology and international studies. During her time at college, she spent a semester in Valparaíso, Chile. Lydia joined Avodah to be part of a Jewish … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Hannah Recht

Hannah Recht grew up in Denver, Colorado. She graduated from Tufts University in 2016 with a major in anthropology and environmental studies and a minor in Latin American studies. In the year after graduating, she led outdoors trips for teenagers … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Gabriella Cooper

Gabriella lives in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from Kenyon College in 2016 with a synoptic major concerned with intersection theory and representation. During college, she co-managed Unity House, a safe space for LGBTQ students. She was able to re-establish and … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Evan Ringel

Evan Ringel hails from White Plains, NY, and graduated from Williams College with a degree in Political Science. He will spend the upcoming year working as the LGBT Projects Fellow at the National Immigrant Justice Center. He is looking forward … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Brooks Weinberger

Brooks grew up in a number of cities, including Chicago, before moving to New York City, where he studied at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and tried to balance math, Arabic, and politics courses with interfaith and inter-group dialogue. … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Molly Kraus-Steinmetz

Molly Kraus-Steinmetz is a Reconstructionist Jew from Ann Arbor, Michigan, who just graduated from Grinnell College with a major in sociology. She’ll be organizing with Jane Addams Senior Caucus next year and is looking forward to having a full year … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Aaron Meyer

Aaron Meyer is from Silver Spring, Md. and a recent graduate of Clark University. He loves music and everything transit-related. Aaron will be working with the organization, Girls in the Game, as an after-school coordinator. Aaron joined Avodah this year … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Mara Wolkoff

Mara Wolkoff grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and recently graduated from Smith College with a degree in sociology. She’s so excited to spend the next year with Avodah learning about community organizing and further exploring social justice through a Jewish … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Tamar Shuhendler

Tamar Shuhendler is from Seattle, Washington and went to school at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. She loves donuts more than anything and is a fan of canoeing. She joined Avodah to make a difference in the world … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017
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