Steve Bocknek joined Avodah in 2011. In his current role, he oversees Avodah’s fundraising, communications, and community engagement efforts. Steve previously served as Avodah’s Director of Development & External Affairs and as the New York Development Director. Prior to joining Avodah, he worked as a corporate litigator for seven years specializing in intellectual property, mass tort and contract disputes. Steve is an alumnus of the Dorot Fellowship in Israel. He earned a B.A. in International Relations and Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy from James Madison College at Michigan State University, and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. Steve lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.