The AVI CHAI Foundation has released the 2018–2019 census of Jewish day school enrollment in the United States. Conducted at five year intervals, this census represents the fifth and final AVI CHAI census report. This report presents enrollment data for the 2018-19 school y … [Read more...] about Avi Chai releases 2018–2019 Census of Jewish Day School Enrollment
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By Alex Pomson and Frayda Gonshor Cohen One of the more positive Jewish communal stories at this time of communal disruption is of how hundreds of Jewish day schools, globally, have mobilized so that students can continue their education via distance learning … [Read more...] about Reaching the Relational Heart of Jewish Day Schools. Why it Matters.
This is the eighth and final installment in a series of reports on how The AVI CHAI Foundation is going about completing its grantmaking by December 31, 2019. The Foundation was established in 1984 by financier Zalman Chaim Bernstein, z’’l, with the mission of strengthening Jud … [Read more...] about Against Strong Headwinds:
Final Report on the Concluding Years of the AVI CHAI Foundation
Joel Einleger and Deborah Fishman
As AVI CHAI approached sunset over the past year, our staff shared lessons learned from our grantmaking in this series on our blog and in eJewishPhilanthropy. We published this piece about a strategic approach to field-building in the … [Read more...] about AVI CHAI’s Camping Work:
By Yossi Prager As AVI CHAI enters its last month, I am writing another post in our series related to foundation strategy, implementation, culture and sunset. This post focuses on archiving, a topic that has proved more interesting and complicated than we originally expected. … [Read more...] about On Archiving