AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps strengthens the Jewish community’s fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States. Participants in AVODAH’s service Corps program live out and deepen their commitments to social change and Jewish life through a year of full-time work at anti-poverty organizations in Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Washington, … Read more


Encounter is a non-partisan educa­tional orga­ni­za­tion culti­vating informed and construc­tive Jewish lead­er­ship on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In the Middle East, Encounter’s flag­ship program has given Jewish leaders the opportunity to witness Palestinian life firsthand and gain a more nuanced, informed under­standing of the conflict. In North America, Encounter lever­ages the impact of our Middle East program to empower our partic­i­pants to … Read more


Footsteps is the only organization in North America that assists people who wish to leave the ultra-Orthodox community. Based in New York, Footsteps provides a range of services, including social and emotional support, educational and career guidance, workshops and social activities, and access to vital resources.


The word Hazon means vision. Hazon works to create a healthier and more sustainable Jewish community, and a healthier and more sustainable world for all. Focused primarily on Jewish environmental and outdoor education, Hazon effects change through Transformative Experiences (multi-day programs and retreats), Thought Leadership (curriculum development, writing, and advocacy), and Capacity Building (supporting great projects … Read more


Keshet is a national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jews in Jewish life. Through training, support, and advocacy programs, Keshet strives for a world in which all Jewish organizations and communities are strengthened by LGBT-inclusive policy, programming, culture, and leadership and where people of all sexual … Read more