intro-barAVI CHAI is a private foundation endowed
by Zalman C. Bernstein that is committed to
the perpetuation of the Jewish people,
Judaism, and the centrality of the State of
Israel to the Jewish people.

  • Featured North America Project

    Applications are now open for day school leaders to attend summer institutes at The Principals’ Center – Harvard University.

  • Featured Israel Project

    The AVI CHAI Film & Television project uses media to tell stories that position Jewish culture as a source of inspiration, values, and debate in contemporary Israeli society.

  • Featured Former Soviet Union Project

    Sefer is an umbrella organization to strengthen and expand academic Jewish studies in the FSU through one-week schools, conferences and research publications.