October 2023

Heartbroken: A Statement from our CEO

  Our community is hurting and horrified following the brutal terrorist attack by Hamas. To say we are heartbroken, would not be saying enough. Our hearts break for the civilians massacred, abducted, and injured in Israel, in the largest massacre … Continue reading

13th Oct, 2023

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March 2023

Avodah Transforms Apathy into Energy

By Chana Sternberg, 2022–2023 Avodah Chicago Service Corps Member By the end of my senior year of college, I was in a rut of apathy. After four years of studying international development, I had become thoroughly aware of the ramifications … Continue reading

22nd Mar, 2023

February 2023

Celebrating 20 Years of Avodah in Washington, D.C

During her senior year at Union College, Emily Sullivan spent time on the Mexican-American border, where she met individuals and families who shared stories about their difficult journeys to America and the anxiety caused by not having official immigration status. … Continue reading

23rd Feb, 2023

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September 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Empowering Youth with Naomi Barnett

  Naomi Barnett (they/them) is a professional writer, editor, and project manager. They currently work at Spotify as the editor-in-chief of the company’s online publication, For the Record. They graduated from Binghamton University in 2016 with degrees in English and Marketing. After … Continue reading

6th Sep, 2022

July 2022

Growing Greens and Environmental Justice Values

  Avodah’s 2021-2022 Service Corps Members graduated from the program in late July and joined our 1,300+ strong alumni network. We are excited to see these young Jewish changemakers take their next steps, and are grateful for the impact they’ve … Continue reading

28th Jul, 2022

June 2022

Avodah’s Response to the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade is a clear violation of human rights, and, as we’ve seen time and again, low-income, LGBTQ+, and POC communities will disproportionately suffer. With Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’s recent statements, the … Continue reading

24th Jun, 2022

May 2022

Rallying for Reproductive Rights

Avodah D.C. Corps Members, alumni, staff, advisory council members, and allies rallied on Capitol Hill with our partners, National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), last month to fight for reproductive freedom after it was leaked that the Supreme Court intends … Continue reading

18th May, 2022
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