Location: New York

July 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

Sasha Raskin-Yin

Sasha Raskin-Yin joined Avodah in August 2015 after participating in the Avodah Fellowship. Supporting young Jewish social justice leaders has long been her dream, which she arrived at by way of organizing, work, study, and self-care. She has organized with … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Kira Manso Brown

Kira Manso Brown previously worked in museums, for a preservation archive, and even as assistant to a former ship’s doctor and anthropologist. While at Columbia University, Kira studied how the worlds of aesthetics, performance, religion and social justice intersect. She … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Barbara Deinhardt

Barbara Deinhardt is a labor and employment arbitrator and mediator. She also is a pro bono mediator for the New York Peace Institute and has worked as a committed volunteer for the Jewish Fund for Justice, the Women’s Environment and … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Naomi Adland

Naomi Adland is the Program Manager for the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where among other responsibilities, she works with SHI-NA’s growing array of campus programming. She is active locally, volunteering on the Limmud NY Steering Committee and co-chairing … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Lee M. Leviter

Lee M. Leviter is an alum of the Avodah Fellowship. Professionally, he is Trial Examiner at the NYC Office of Collective Bargaining, where he acts as a neutral in the resolution of disputes between public sector unions and their counterpart … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Lori Schuldiner Schor

Lori Schuldiner Schor is an international grants manager for the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) in midtown Manhattan. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers (Camden) in Urban Studies, a Master of City Planning degree … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Amy Sulds

Amy Sulds graduated with a B.A., Brandeis University and M.S., Ed, Bank Street College of Education.  Currently a Middle School Learning Specialist at the Rodeph Sholom School, Amy is also the Assistant Director of the Summer Musical Theater Workshop at the … Continue reading

15th Jul, 2016

Janna Rosenberg

Janna Rosenberg* participated in Avodah’s Service Corps in Washington, DC in 2002-2003, where she was placed at the Thurgood Marshall Academy, and she has been an active member of Avodah’s alumni community. She is an attorney with Rosenberg & Estis, … Continue reading

15th 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
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