Location: New Orleans

April 2019

Shoshana Madick

In 2016, Shoshana Madick moved to New Orleans to participate in Avodah. In New Orleans, she found a deep love for this incredible city and a home in a beautifully unique Jewish community. Shoshana began working for Avodah in April … Continue reading

4th Apr, 2019

February 2019

Susan Green

Susan Green is a board member of the New Orleans Jewish Day school. Susan chaired the Avodah at 10! Celebration of the first decade of Avodah in New Orleans.

25th Feb, 2019

Suzy Glazer Lazarus

Suzy Glazer Lazarus, LCSW, is a proud New Orleans native and momma of two. She is currently working as a therapist and pottery teacher at the Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center. She also combines her two professional passions to provide … Continue reading

25th Feb, 2019

Rochelle Adler Effron

Rochelle Adler Effron is a relative newcomer to New Orleans.  Rochelle is a mathematics education consultant and she also serves on the boards of Hadassah and Jewish Family Service. Rochelle is a member of Beth Israel congregation.

25th Feb, 2019

Ina Davis

Ina Davis is a longtime volunteer with the NCJW (National Council of Jewish Women), the South Central Region of the Anti-Defamation League and Tulane’s Hillel. Ina also sits on the board of ViaLink 2-1-1. She has advocated for women’s issues, … Continue reading

25th Feb, 2019

Gail Chalew

Gail Chalew is a devoted member of the New Orleans Jewish community. Co-chairing the biannual LimmudNOLA and serving as secretary of the New Orleans Jewish Day School. Gail is an editor and proofreader of academic manuscripts and specializes in substantive … Continue reading

25th Feb, 2019

Evette Ungar

Evette E. Ungar is an attorney with Waltzer Wiygul & Garside in the firm’s Gretna office. Evette’s practice includes accidents involving significant personal injuries, mass tort claims, Jones Act injuries and other maritime personal injuries, including wrongful-death accidents. She also … Continue reading

25th Feb, 2019

Jennifer Medberry

Jennifer Medbery founded Kickboard and currently serves on Kickboard’s Board of Directors. Jen is a software developer who spent three years as a high school math teacher. After receiving her degree in Computer Science from Columbia University, Jen joined Teach … Continue reading

18th Feb, 2019

October 2018

Alice Kallman

Alice is from New York City and went to the University of Chicago. She enjoys boxing and baking lavender cupcakes in her spare time. Alice joined Avodah to learn more about how a stronger connection to Judaism can help her … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018

Lily Grier

Lily Grier is originally from West Bloomfield, MI. She is a recent graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where she majored in Anthropology and Psychological & Brain Sciences and minored in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She joined Avodah … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2018
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