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 … Read More »

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. … Read More »

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 … Read More »

Mar 292012

This piece is cross-posted here on 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 … Read More »