Location: New York

October 2017

Maddy Korbel

Maddy Korbel studied art education and political science at Loyola Marymount University in her hometown of Los Angeles, California. She loves cooking, crafting and well crafted puns. Maddy joined Avodah this year because she hopes to gain a deeper understanding … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Lilli Shvartsmann

Coming from Los Angeles, CA, Lilli is so excited to move to NYC to join the Avodah community! She recently graduated from California State, Northridge and studied Jewish studies and child development. She is excited to participate in Avodah and … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Jonathan Dugal

Jon Dugal was born just outside Chicago but grew up in Allendale, NJ (which is about 20 miles from NYC). As of this May, he graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in public policy and a concentration in ethics … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Sarah Minion

Sarah Minion grew up in Cherry Hill, NJ and graduated from Oberlin College this past May, where she studied comparative American studies, politics, and gender, sexuality and feminist studies. She volunteers as a pro-choice clinic escort, is proud of her … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Anna Spitz

Anna is from Orange County, CA and is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan where she studied psychology and Judaic studies. She joined Avodah as someone who believes that social justice and Judaism are inextricable and is deeply … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Marisa Hoffman

Marisa Hoffman is originally from Orange County, CA but has spent the last four years at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She studied family studies and human development and minored in Judaic studies and Spanish. A fun fact about … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Kate Hirsch

Kate Hirsch is a native New Yorker who happens to dislike crowds and is very afraid of pigeons. She recently graduated from Tufts University with a major in international relations and studied both Mandarin and Modern Standard Arabic. While at … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Leah Alper

Leah Alper, a recent graduate of Bowdoin College, enjoys walking dogs, splashing in puddles, and jumping on trampolines. Hailing from Amherst, Massachusetts, she was raised as a lifelong vegan. Her interest in joining Avodah this year stems largely from the … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Lydia Lichtiger

Lydia Lichtiger is from the NYC suburbs and graduated from Earlham College where she majored in biology. Lydia likes to spend time outside running and hiking. At Earlham she lived in an interfaith house for two years and is excited … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Anna Lichtiger

Anna Lichtiger is from Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and just graduated from Guilford College where she studied biology and environmental studies. She loves running, spending time outside, cooking and eating. Anna had an identical twin sister who will also be joining Avodah … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017
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