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Nov 062019
 
Hebrew Language Education: Toward Fulfilling My Dream

Cross-posted here on eJewishPhilanthropy By: Leah Nadich Meir Looking back at the 19 years I’ve worked at AVI CHAI, I am thankful beyond measure that so much of my project oversight intersected so perfectly with my values and priorities. One prime example is my work on Hebrew language education. I’d like to share with you

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Nov 292018
 

By: Leah Nadich Meir What are your Hanukkah lighting preferences?  Beeswax candles? Blue and white? Multicolor? Or do you go with olive oil in glass containers? Regardless of your aesthetic preference, you always start off with one candle, lit by one Shamash. Then you add a candle (or olive oil container) each night, again lit

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May 312018
 

As a foundation supporting Jewish day schools and overnight camps, AVI CHAI has always been eager to see the maximum number of participants enroll in our various professional development programs. “Filling the cohort” would obviously benefit a large number of institutions, thus increasing the impact of our philanthropy among Jewish youth. But cohort-based learning is

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Dec 162013
 

The AVI CHAI Foundation is committed to Jewish day schools as a vehicle to foster vibrant Jewish engagement in the next generation. To achieve this vision, it is not enough for day schools to simply exist: they need to be excellent, providing a first-rate education in both general and Judaic studies.

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Feb 012013
 

The 2013 North American Day School Conference (NAJDS) is taking DC by storm this Sunday through Tuesday, with over 1,000 registered day school leaders, lay leaders, educators, and field experts. With a theme of “Leading To Learn—Learning To Lead,” the conference will feature several new opportunities, including networking facilitated by Weave the People. Amidst this

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Mar 292012
 

This piece is cross-posted here on eJewishPhilanthropy.com. by Yossi Prager Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill once said, “All politics is local.” Should philanthropy be the same? AVI CHAI’s spend-down goals include building funding partnerships with others whose values and interests align with ours. I have therefore had the privilege of meeting with and learning

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