Location: New York

April 2018

Tammy Gilden

As Senior Policy Associate, Tammy Gilden develops, implements, and manages JCPA’s domestic and international policy and policy-related programming. Her main areas of expertise are international human rights, immigration and refugees, criminal justice, national security, nutrition, and climate and energy policy. … Continue reading

12th Apr, 2018

March 2018

Rachel Rubinstein

Rachel Rubenstein is the Yoetzet Ruach for the Avodah Service Corps in New York City. Rachel is in her final year of studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary pursuing ordination through the Rabbinical School and a Master’s of Jewish Education at the Davidson School. Rachel was … Continue reading

1st Mar, 2018

February 2018

Amanda Lindner

Amanda Lindner joined Avodah in April 2017 as Director of Communications and is an alumna of the 2018 Avodah Justice Fellowship. She is an award-winning journalist and public relations professional. She previously served as an Editor for Patch.com, as Press Aide … Continue reading

15th Feb, 2018

Sarah Zapiler

Sarah Zapiler is the Executive Youth Coach for IntegrateNYC – a student-led movement to transform our separate, unequal school system into one that honors the dignity of all young people. She also runs a coaching and consulting firm, Equity in … Continue reading

5th Feb, 2018

January 2018

Tamar Lerer

Tamar is a public defender at the New Jersey Public Defender’s Office. She received her B.A. from Swarthmore College and her law degree from Yale Law School. Originally from Long Island, Tamar lives and works in Newark. She loves walking … Continue reading

22nd Jan, 2018

Liana Kallman

Liana is a labor and community organizer in New York City. She is happy to be a part of the Avodah community and looks forward to learning from her peers in the cohort.

8th Jan, 2018

Helena Bondar

Helena Bondar is the Program Associate at Limmud NY. Helena spent the past academic year immersed in full-time study at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Israel. Before seeking to quench her thirst for Talmud, she worked for several … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018

Rebecca Bachman

Rebecca Bachman is the Events Manager at Change for Kids, an education nonprofit based in NYC. She facilitates multiple fundraising events throughout the year. Prior to Change for Kids, Rebecca was the Grants and Operations Assistant at The Natan Fund. … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018

Sarah Shukovsky

Sarah Shukovsky is an attorney, currently working to help launch Partners for Justice, which trains high-potential college graduates to act as non-attorney advocates on behalf of low-income communities. Sarah is a native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, and graduated Phi Beta … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018

Carl Haber

Carl Haber graduated from Tufts University, where he studied Psychology, Education, and Music. He is currently a Machar Fellow at the Heschel High School. Carl recently wrapped up a year of national service, where he worked in a public school … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018
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