Location: New Orleans

February 2018

Dana Keren

Dana Keren is the Senior Administrator for Tulane University School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a proud alumna of Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps. Prior to joining Tulane, Dana co-founded Birthmark Doula Collective, a reproductive justice … Continue reading

19th Feb, 2018

November 2016

John Haspel

John Haspel is a New Orleans businessman.  John and his wife Amy opened a Cold Stone Creamery in New Orleans in 2006. John is a local New Orleanian, and a Tulane graduate. He has 23 years of experience in food … Continue reading

10th Nov, 2016

Mary McCormick

Dr. Mary McCormick earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky and completed her internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. She is board certified in internal medicine and has been … Continue reading

10th Nov, 2016

Karen Remer

Karen Remer, LMSW PhD is an Assistant Research Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at Tulane University Hayward Genetics Center.  Her research interests include genetic epidemiology and psychiatric genetics. Dr. Remer is a board member of Anshe Sfard Congregation in … Continue reading

10th Nov, 2016

Simone Levine

Simone Levine is the executive Director of Court watch NOLA.  Simone Levine is a lawyer who has served as both a prosecutor and a public defender before coming to Court Watch NOLA. She came to Court Watch NOLA right after … Continue reading

10th Nov, 2016

September 2016

Josh Lichtman

Josh Lichtman served as the director of the Avodah New Orleans site from 2007 to 2011. He has a JD from New York University, a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of New Orleans and is … Continue reading

13th Sep, 2016

Dr. Marc Behar

Marc Nissim Behar was born in Detroit, Michigan to parents of Sephardic heritage. At age 8 his family relocated to Antwerp Belgium for two years. Marc graduated from Michigan State U (BS in Physiology) and from Life-West Chiropractic College (in … Continue reading

11th Sep, 2016

Shoshana Madick

Foundation Preparatory Fellow – Foundation Preparatory Charter School Shoshana Madick is a self- identified global citizen, originally from Orange County, California. She attended the University of California-Merced and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science in 2015. After graduating … Continue reading

11th Sep, 2016

July 2016

Dana Keren

Dana Keren originally applied to be an Avodah Corps Member in New York City, but she switched to New Orleans at the last minute. For some reason, she says, it felt like New Orleans was where she was supposed to … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Sammy Bosalavage

In 2014, Sammy Bosalavage joined our Service Corps in New Orleans, taking a position at the Promise of Justice Initiative and working with current and former death row inmates. She knew she wanted to work at her placement since her … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016
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