Location: New Orleans

July 2016

Dani Levine

Dani Levine serves as Avodah’s National Service Corps Director. She previously served as the Assistant Director of National Programming and as the New Orleans Director. was born and raised in Washington, DC and fell in love with the Jewish Social … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Alysse Fuchs

Alysse 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 returned to Avodah in 2016 and spent 2 years as the … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Jackie Stern

Jackie Stern, whose professional life has been focused on special education and elementary education, has taught in special education in the Orleans Parish Public Schools; worked as an assistant director at two different summer camps focused on special needs children; founded … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Lis Kahn

Lis Kahn is a retired real estate broker and attorney. She has served as a lay leader with many organizations, including the Council for Christian and Jews, Agenda for Children, Touro Infirmary, NCJW, and Hadassah. She is the Past President … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Harry Lowenburg

Harry Lowenburg is a Campaign Organizer for Healthy Gulf (formerly the Gulf Restoration Network) in New Orleans. He works with low-lying communities in New Orleans to develop strategies for increasing resilience to localized flooding. Harry began his career as a … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Fran Lake

Fran Mendler Lake was born in New Orleans as a first generation American. Her parents escaped Europe during the Holocaust and instilled in her the values of social justice and tikkum olam. Her upbringing coincides  with the mission of Avodah. … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Lynne Wasserman

Lynne Wasserman currently serves as Avodah’s Board Chair. Previously, she served as Vice Chair of the Board and chaired the Avodah New Orleans Advisory Council. She is a retired attorney, having practiced family law for nearly 40 years. While practicing, … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016
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