Location: Chicago

April 2021

Rabbi Michael Zedek

Rabbi Michael Zedek serves on the Chicago Advisory Council at Avodah.  He has served two great congregations. For 26 years, he was the Senior Rabbi of the oldest and largest Jewish congregation in greater Kansas City, Missouri. The Temple, Congregation B’nai … Continue reading

6th Apr, 2021

March 2021

Rose Silverman

Rose Silverman serves as Avodah’s Chicago Program Director. She moved to Chicago from Massachusetts in 2018 and quickly rooted herself in the multiracial and multigenerational organizing community with the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA), where she facilitates the organization’s … Continue reading

8th Mar, 2021

October 2020

Anna (She/her)

Anna is a LGBT Project Avodah Fellow at the National Immigrant Justice Center – Chicago. Anna is a community organizer and aspiring writer from New York City. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 2020 with a Bachelors in … Continue reading

16th Oct, 2020

Elizabeth (She/her)

Elizabeth is a Social Services Assistant at The ARK. Elizabeth graduated from the University of Kansas with Majors in English and Russian. She is from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

13th Oct, 2020

Mira (She/her)

Mira is a Service Integration Coordinator at Thresholds. Mira is from Elkins Park, PA but spent the last for years in Washington, DC. In May, she graduated from The George Washington University with a B.A. in American Studies and Psychology … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Tali S. (She/her)

Tali is a Housing Case Manager at Heartland Human Care Services. Tali graduated Vassar College in 2019 with a degree in Sociology and Hispanic Studies. She spent this past year living in DC and working as a union organizer for … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Roxy (She/her)

Roxy serves as a Detention Project Fellow at the National Immigrant Justice Center – Chicago. Roxy is from Berkley, CA and is a recent graduate from Scripps College.

13th Oct, 2020

Rachel R.(She/her)

Rachel is a Children’s Mental Health Advocate at Legal Council for Health Justice. Rachel graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in December 2019, where she studied anthropology and design. She is passionate about social justice work that involves children, … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Leila (She/her)

Leila serves as a Teen Coordinator at Girls in the Game in Chicago. Leila is from Minneapolis, MN and recently graduated from Stony Brook University (SUNY) with a B.A in Sociology and a minor in Spanish Language and Literature. She … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2020

Jake N. (He/him)

Jake is a Resource Specialist with Inspiration Corporation. Jake attended Loyola University Chicago where he received a BA in philosophy.

13th Oct, 2020
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