She is the creator of the hit comedic web series Soon By You, which centers on young Orthodox Jews dating in NYC and currently has four episodes on You Tube.

A 2011 recipient of the Covenant Award for excellence in Jewish education, Rabbi Held has been named to Newsweek’s list of the 50 most influential rabbis in America.

He wrote "Abraham Joshua Heschel: The Call of Transcendence" and "The Heart of Torah".

She has 25 years of leadership experience in the Jewish community.

Prior to coming to Avodah, she spent 9 years as COO at Hazon, growing its size and presence.

Yaffa has been a teacher of Talmud, Jewish law, and Liturgy at Pardes for over a decade, and has served as the Director of the Beit Midrash at the Dorot Fellowship in Israel.

Josh Feigelson is the first Jewish Dean of Students in the history of the University of Chicago Divinity School, and Founder of Hillel International's award-winning program Ask Big Questions.He serves as a consultant on Tikkun Olam to the Reut Institute, and is a member of the Faculty of the Mandel Institute.Previously, Avraham was also Director General of both Gesher Educational Affiliates, and the Shalom Hartman Institute.His scholarly interests include the relationship of American Jews and higher education; civil discourse and civic engagement; and the life and work of Rabbi Yitz Greenberg.Leah Gottfried is an award winning director, writer, producer and actor, and founder of the production company Dignity Entertainment.She is a founding member of the Orthodox Leadership Project and was a Paradigm Fellow at the Paideia Institute of Jewish Studies in Stockholm.