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    To raise support and visibility for AVODAH, the Jewish Service Corps, while becoming an agent for social change over 3,100 miles of biking.

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    AVODAH is an organization that provides an opportunity for young people to engage in social justice work while fostering Jewish values. We Corps member live in an intentional Jewish community while engaging in work for social change.

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Tallies and Finales

Hello again, a few months later, a few more experiences, a little more biking. Check out the updated photos!

Last week, I had the opportunity to revisit my AVODAH presentations. The interns at UW Hillel have meetings every week and occasionally bring in speakers from the community. I retold my story and this time, shared photos of the bicycle journey now completed.

I still feel as if there is much reflection to be had…but before we move on to new activities and the NEXT thing in life, I wanted to share a few final numbers with you from the journey:

3,176 miles of pavement, gravel and dirt crossed from D.C. to Newport Beach, CA

72 days crossing

14 states traversed

5 nights of paid lodging (i.e. 67 nights we stayed with friends and random hosts)

11,312 ft.  Highest elevation at Monarch Pass, CO

13 flat tires

16 planned speaking engagements in 9 different states

Over 300 people spoke to about AVODAH

Thank you for everything. I may continue to post as new reflections emerge, but for now, just remember, that ANYTHING is POSSIBLE!!! 🙂 Your next adventure is right around the corner. Try to continue being part of something that is greater, something that perpetuates the creation of positive action and energy.

Chao.

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