Tag Archives: Community

Communities and Careers: Insight from the Social Justice Trenches

By: Katherine Heflin I chose Judaism in college—driven by my strong connection to the ideas of tikkun olam and community. AVODAH is in some ways the manifestation of these two values, and my placement at Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment … Continue reading


Daniel Weyl is from Hillsborough, NJ and attended Beloit College. He spoke about his experience as an AVODAH Corps member at the Chicago Partners in Justice Event honoring Rachel Durchslag and Roberta Rakove on June 1, 2011. His remarks follow below. Snow-covered streets, … Continue reading

What Wakes Me Up in the Morning

Ryan Gerber is from Teaneck, NJ and attended the College of New Jersey. He spoke about his experience as an AVODAH Corps member at the New York City Leadership Event on June 14, 2011. His remarks follow below. Every morning, when … Continue reading

Multifaith Community in the Countryside

Elise Goldin is an Evanstonian recently transplanted to the wonderful city of New York. Co-founder of Jewish Solidarity with Native American People (JSNAP) and a member of Young, Jewish, and Proud, Elise loves working on issues of social justice. She also enjoys … Continue reading