Location: New York

January 2018

Temmi Merlis

Temmi Merlis is a Social Worker for the United Federation of Teachers where she works with retirees to address social service concerns relating to family issues, retirement, illness, bereavement and referral sources. Temmi is passionate about social justice issues relating … Continue reading

7th Jan, 2018

Amanda Graff

Amanda Graff works as the Human Rights Advocates Program Coordinator at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Her academic and professional interests intersect at fighting for the right to healthcare in the United States. In her spare time, … Continue reading

7th Jan, 2018

November 2017

Ben Bennett

Ben Bennett is an Avodah alumnus from the D.C. 2013-2014 Corps and is currently in his first year at the Columbia Law School. He grew up in Wilmette, Illinois and graduated from Solomon Schechter Day School and New Trier Township … Continue reading

13th Nov, 2017

October 2017

Ella Israeli

Ella is from Cold Spring Harbor, NY and graduated from Wesleyan University where she received degrees in Comparative Politics and Creative Nonfiction Writing, with a focus on identity politics. While in school, she was involved¬†with J¬†Street U as a national … Continue reading

9th Oct, 2017

Eliana Steinberg

Eliana is from Los Angeles, CA and graduated from Oberlin College in 2016. In school, she discovered her interest in adolescent mental health and peer support. Eliana hopes that Avodah will move essential conversations about social justice from the confines … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Yonah Zeitz

Yonah Zeitz is from Potomac, MD. He comes from a large family with four brothers. He graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland Magna Cum Laude with a double major in political science and public policy and a double minor … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Tiana Cherbosque

Tiana Marisol Cherbosque is from Los Angeles, California and recently graduated from UC Berkeley with a peace and conflict studies major and global poverty and practice minor. As a Mexican-American, Jewish, vegan, woman Tiana loves to explore the intersection of … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Jesse Daniels

Jesse Daniels is an avid brunch and burrito enthusiast from Ventura, California. He graduated from the University of Denver in 2016 with a BA in international studies and minors in sustainability and Mandarin. Since graduation, Jesse has spent time teaching … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

William Meyer

William is a graduate of Swarthmore College, where he studied political science and was heavily involved with the debate team. Raised in Princeton, New Jersey, William has pursued his passion for progressive political advocacy by working on a number of … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017

Talia Cowen

Talia Cowen grew up in State College, Pennsylvania and graduated from Bowdoin College in 2016, where she majored in government and legal studies. Following her graduation, Talia lived and worked in South Korea as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at … Continue reading

2nd Oct, 2017
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