Location: New York

May 2021

Amram Altzman

Amram Altzman was raised within an Orthodox community in Brooklyn and attended Orthodox day schools throughout elementary and high school. While his Jewish identity has always been a prevalent part of his life, he struggled to find spaces that would … Continue reading

12th May, 2021

December 2016

Sam Hipschman

When Sam Hipschman moved back home, joining the Avodah Justice Fellowship was the first thing he had lined up. After completing an A.M. in Social Work at the University of Chicago, Sam was ready to return to his New York … Continue reading

28th Dec, 2016

July 2016

Cameron Rasmussen

Cameron Rasmussen is a Program Director at the Center for Justice at Columbia University, an organization committed to transforming the criminal justice system in America. He manages a range of programs, from hip hop workshops for teens at Riker’s Island … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Rabbi Brian Fink

Brian Fink wasn’t quite sure of his path when he joined our Jewish Service Corps, but it wasn’t long until he found one. Brian was in one of our first cohorts, working as a Legal Advocate in the Homelessness and … Continue reading

19th Jul, 2016

Rabbi Alana Alpert

In the summer of 2006, Alana Alpert realized that she wanted to act as a bridge between the social justice world and the faith world. Alana had just completed her year as a Corps Member working at New York Jobs … Continue reading

8th Jul, 2016