Below, we have listed selected alumni of both the Urban Adamah Fellowship (which began in 2011) and the Adamah Fellowship in Connecticut, which began in 2003. Alumni of both fellowships are doing extraordinary work in the world.
Jason Ross (’05)
Owner, CEO, Ross Solar Group.
Eric Himmelfarb (’11)
Earning a Masters Degree in Food Systems at NYU
Seth Shames (’05), Ariela Summit (’03)
Program Staff at Ecoagriculture Partners, an international non-profit organization that works with farmers, conservationists, researchers, leaders in rural development, entrepreneurs and policymakers around the world to sustain, develop and promote eco-agriculture.
Rebekah Baron (’06), Nellie Krentzman (’06), Lauren Weinberg (’07)
Hillel Program Directors at Northwestern University, University of Vermont and University of Indiana
Risa Strauss Cooper (’08)
Founder and Program Director of the Kavanah Garden, an organic educational garden at the Lebovic Jewish Community Campus in Vaughan, Canada.
Leah Katz (’04)
Grand Director, Sustainable Conservation.
Rebecca Bloomfield (’04)
Faculty, Department of Sustainable Agriculture at Michigan State University.
Dan Cordozo (’04)
Chair of Environmental Advisory Commission for City Government of Los Angeles
Zelig Golden (’05)
Co-Executive Director, Wilderness Torah
Joshua Lichtman (’05)
Director, Avodah House in New Orleans, LA. Avodah is year-long intensive anti-poverty service program for Jewish young adults.
Yigal Deustcher (’03)
Director of Shorashim: An educational farm in Israel that connects Jewish teachings and community living
Gabe Greenberg (’05), Adina Allen (’05), Getzel Davis (’05), Elana Rosen-Brown (’05)
Rabbinical School Students at Chovevei Torah, Hebrew College, and Hebrew Union Institute
Joanna Kent Katz (’05)
Anti-Oppression educator, Masters Degree student at the Center for Integrated Studies, San Francisco
Aitan Mizrachi (’04)
Founder and CEO: ADVA Dairy: crafting locally-made, organic and kosher goat milk, cheeses and yogurts.
Nati Passow (’03)
Co-founder and director of Jewish Farm School
Leila Shoshani (’11)
Avodah Corps member, Chicago.
Naftali Hanau (’05)
Founder and CEO, Grown and Behold Foods, The tri-state area’s largest seller of ethically and sustainably raised kosher chicken
Aaron Desatik (’04)
LEED AP, Director of Marketing and Development: The Green Roundtable, an organization working to mainstream green building through education, policy, and technical assistance.
Alexander Sharone (’07)
Directs the Jeremiah Fellowship: a social justice program for young Jewish adults at the Progressive Jewish Alliance
Elana Havusha (’06)
Director of the Shemesh Organic Farm, Shalom Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Jeffrey Yoskowitz (’06)
Co-founder of Negev Nectars, a CSA for sustainable products from Israel
Netzitzah Greenfield (’05) and Jakir Manela
Founder and Director: Kayam Farm at Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center: An educational Jewish farm serving the Baltimore community
Elizabeth Cossin (’06), Batya Schuman (’06), Abby Streusand (’06)
Educators, The Teva Learning Center, North America’s foremost Jewish Environmental Education Institute
Anna Hanau (’05)
Associate Director of Food Programs, Hazon
Aviva Allen (’05)
Holistic nutritional consultant and author of The Organic Kosher Cookbook.
Eden “Eprhyme” Pearlstein (’05)
Up-and-coming Jewish hip-hop artist who recently released his first solo album. Masters Degree student in Jewish Education and the Jewish Theological Seminary, NYC
Sam Feinstein-Feit (’03)
Musical Director, Romemu, NYC