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

    ELI Talks is bringing its production of TED-style “inspired Jewish ideas” to Chicago. Join in the live studio audience 11/15-17.

  • 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.