Avodah strengthens the Jewish community’s fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. We do this by engaging participants in service and community building that inspire them to become lifelong leaders for social change whose work for justice is rooted in and nourished by Jewish values.
Everything that we do is rooted in a rich relationship with Judaism – we draw inspiration from sacred text, and our spirits are nourished by the power of Jewish celebration and community. Read about the Jewish values that guide our work.
For almost 20 years, we’ve been inspiring Jewish leaders to commit to a life of social change, promoting a vision of Jewish life rooted in justice, and engaging the broader Jewish community in some of the most pressing issues facing our country at a local and national level. Here’s how we make it happen.