Location: Kansas City

December 2022

Rabbi Caitlin Brazner

Rabbi Caitlin Brazer serves on the Kansas City Advisory Council for Avodah.  Rabbi  Caitlin Brazer is a rabbi at The Temple, Congregation B’nai Jehudah. After graduating from college in 2010, Rabbi Brazner participated in Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps. She went … Continue reading

22nd Dec, 2022

May 2021

Kelsey Saragnese

Kelsey Saragnese has dedicated her career to helping people understand how to support and empower survivors of interpersonal, domestic and sexual violence. She attended University of Missouri and worked in a resource center that sought to shift the campus culture … Continue reading

7th May, 2021

April 2021

Rabbi Michael Zedek

Rabbi Michael Zedek serves on the Kansas City 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 … Continue reading

6th Apr, 2021

July 2018

Alan Edelman

Alan Edelman serves on the Kansas City Advisory Council for Avodah.  Alan Edelman is a native of Kansas City. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and Education from the University of Kansas, spending his junior year at the … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Patti Adler

Patti Adler serves on the Kansas City Advisory Council at Avodah.  She is a real estate sales executive. Her career in real estate has provided her with numerous opportunities to meet new people and develop strong clients.

10th Jul, 2018

February 2018

Kim Kushner

Kim Kushner serves as the Chair of the Kansas City Advisory Council at Avodah.  Kim currently serves as an IT Project Manager at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Originally from Buffalo, NY, Kim earned her undergraduate degree from The … Continue reading

5th Feb, 2018