“I learned a whole new approach to social justice.”
"I found a deeper connection to the tikkun olam I learned about as a child."
"Avodah has enabled me to deepen my Jewish identity."
"The Avodah Fellowship shaped the way I do my job."
“Avodah totally shifted the course of my life.”
“I found both a career path and a new relationship to being Jewish.”
“Social justice became the way I lived my Judaism.”
“I wanted to do this work from a position of faith.”
Our participants have added millions of dollars in capacity to hundreds of different organizations.
They’ve supported the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals working to make ends meet.
And they continue to step up in hundreds of social and economic justice organizations.
Our alumni have launched close to 40 new initiatives in Jewish communities across the country.
They serve as professional staff at more than 60 American Jewish organizations.
And 85% of them say we helped them find their place in the Jewish community.
We’re a community that spans across the country. We’re Corps Members, Fellows, alumni and supporters. We’re rabbis, organizers, social workers, philanthropists, and educators. We’re changing the way the Jewish community engages in work for social and economic justice.