Location: New Orleans

February 2018

Dana Keren

Dana Keren serves on the New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah. She 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 … Continue reading

19th Feb, 2018

November 2016

John Haspel

John Haspel serves on the New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah. He 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 … 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 serves on the New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah. She 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 … Continue reading

10th Nov, 2016

Simone Levine

Simone Levine serves on the New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah. She 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 … Continue reading

10th Nov, 2016

September 2016

Josh Lichtman

Josh Lichtman serves on the New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah. He 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 … Continue reading

13th Sep, 2016

Dr. Marc Behar

Marc Nissim Behar serves on the New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah. He 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 … 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 people currently and formerly on death row. She knew she wanted to work at her placement since her time … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Alysse Fuchs

Alysse Fuchs serves on the New Orleans Advisory Council at Avodah.  She moved to New Orleans to participate in Avodah’s Jewish Service Corps as a corps member in 2013–2014. After working as a religious school teacher, waitress and babysitter, Fuchs … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016
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