Frequently Asked Questions
What is Aish Tel Aviv?
Aish TLV hosts fun cultural and social events that emphasize the values of Judaism and the wisdom of Jewish sources for day-to-day life, providing inspiration for personal growth and public responsibility. Our goal is that everyone, no matter what their beliefs or level of religion, should find a comfortable place to explore their heritage.
What does Aish TLV offer Israelis?
Our programs are directed towards secular Israelis and address the issues that are relevant to living life in the modern state of Israel. We do not shy away from any of the tough issues or questions that many have and we welcome them all. Our hope is that every participant will leave with a little inspiration from their contact with Jewish sources.
What role does the Jewish Diaspora play in the work of Aish TLV?
Aish TLV is a branch of an international organization that has 25 branches on 5 continents, offering creative informal educational programs to over 100,000 people every year. Our 45 years of experience and our ability to draw on some of the top Jewish thinkers in the world gives our programming a unique depth and perspective.
What is the meaning of Aish?
The name derives from the name Aish HaTorah, the full name of the international organization of which Aish TLV is a member. Literally meaning fire, it symbolizes the inspiration and passion of Judaism. It expresses our belief that, like a flame, every human being can achieve great things and fulfill his/her inspirations while impacting the world around him.
How is Aish TLV connected to Aish Hatorah International?
Each Aish is unique and independent financially and administratively. There are over 35 Aishes around the globe each has its own programs and priorities, yet they all share the commitment to strengthen Jewish identity embodied in Rabbi Noah Weinberg’s Ztl vision- within the local community they cater and serve.
Aish International’s headquarter is in Jerusalem at the Aish HaTorah World Center .
To learn more about Aish HaTorah, visit its Page.
Does Aish TLV charge membership fees?
Aish Tel Aviv usually don’t charge membership fees. Aish Tel Aviv is supported by generous donors, foundations, federations and organizations. Learn more about supporting Aish Tel Aviv.
How do I contact Aish Tel Aviv?
If you would like to learn more about what we have to offer, then contact us here
Why should I donate to Aish Tel Aviv?
A Israel or US tax exempt donation to Aish Tel Aviv can help support marriage classes for secular couples living in Tel Aviv. Our top-tier educators speak to these young men and women at their level. With patience and positivity. And at no charge. With your support, our counselors will walk the happy couples through the often-unpleasant process of receiving a marriage certificate from the Rabbanu and they will get the tools to overcome the challenges that accompany even the strongest relationships.
How can I support Aish Tel Aviv?
There are many ways to support us. Learn how you can make a difference.
Can I donate from countries other than the US and Israel and still get a tax exemption?
You can donate from different countries like Canada and the UK and not just from the US and Israel. Other countries are also possible. We suggest that you contact us here to receive more information.
If I donate to Aish Tel Aviv, why do I get my receipt from or write my check to Ha'am Hayehudi?
“Ha’Am HaYehudi” or “American Friends of Ha’Am Ha’Yehudi B’Tel Aviv” are legal names we chose in order to be financially separated and legally distinguished from other Aish centers worldwide.