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Main Campuses

AISH ON CAMPUS

Learn more about the Aish campus presence at Penn State University, SUNY Buffalo and the University of Connecticut.

Aish Worldwide

OTHER CAMPUSES
ACTIVITIES ON CAMPUS:
  • 1-ON-1 LEARNING

    Aish educators spend a large amount of their time meeting with individual students on campus

  • SHABBAT ON CAMPUS

    Aish educators spend a large amount of their time meeting with individual students on campus.

  • MAIMONIDES FELLOWSHIPS

    Maimonides is the premier on-campus Jewish educational initiative.

  • SOCIAL EVENTS

    While the core message of Aish is educational in nature, our community building on campus includes a healthy dose of social activities.

1-on-1

SMALL GROUP STUDY

All of our campuses are active in hosting students for weekly Shabbat meals and Jewish holidays. Many students are overwhelmed during the week with studies and look forward to a social and relaxing environment where they can connect with mentors and peers over a delicious meal. Our campus couples spend time during the week inviting, preparing and cooking so that the greatest experience can be achieved both for Friday night meals as well as Shabbat lunch. The social groups that form over these meals create a community on campus, and are a central part of what makes Aish the home away from home for so many Jewish students. In addition to the on-campus Shabbat meals, students travel to various Jewish communities including Cleveland, Baltimore, New York and New Jersey to experience a full Shabbat in a Jewish community. This enables the participants to immerse themselves in an authentic Shabbat experience and appreciate the communal aspects of Jewish living that await them when they graduate.

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Shabbat Dinner

SHABBAT ON CAMPUS

Aish educators spend a large amount of their time meeting with individual students on campus. Outside of formal classes, many students want to have individualized study sessions with our staff. Usually taking place in the central campus center, students come for any length of time to connect, get some Jewish wisdom, or just talk about life with our staff.  The individual relationship is so important and it is what our educators value most.  1 on 1 learning is an opportunity for students to ask critical questions and have deep conversations in a comfortable setting.

Maimonides 1 & 2

MAIMONIDES

Maimonides is the premier on-campus Jewish educational initiative. With thousands of students across the world graduating each year, participants of this program join a worldwide network of Jewish college students who are growing in their knowledge of Jewish wisdom and leadership tools. Maimonides is offered in both beginner and advanced levels, and consists of weekly sessions on campus as well as two off-campus immersive Shabbaton experiences. During the course of the semester students complete 25 hours of in class study on a wide array of topics led by both their local Aish couples as well as world class visiting lecturers. Students who successfully complete the Maimonides fellowship are eligible for subsidies to various trips offered by Aish and our affiliate programs.

When I joined Maimonides I didn’t know what to expect and had very little interest in Judaism. The classes showed me that Judaism possesses a meaningful and spiritual path to self improvement and they helped me find myself in Judaism.
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Allison Bridges
Maimonides graduate
SOCIAL EVENTS

All of our campuses are active in hosting students for weekly Shabbat meals and Jewish holidays. Many students are overwhelmed during the week with studies and look forward to a social and relaxing environment where they can connect with mentors and peers over a delicious meal. Our campus couples spend time during the week inviting, preparing and cooking so that the greatest experience can be achieved both for Friday night meals as well as Shabbat lunch. The social groups that form over these meals create a community on campus, and are a central part of what makes Aish the home away from home for so many Jewish students. In addition to the on-campus Shabbat meals, students travel to various Jewish communities including Cleveland, Baltimore, New York and New Jersey to experience a full Shabbat in a Jewish community. This enables the participants to immerse themselves in an authentic Shabbat experience and appreciate the communal aspects of Jewish living that await them when they graduate.

AISH TRIPS

Aish runs trips for college students that allow them to explore their heritage in the most profound and dynamic way possible. Through meaningful journeys to Israel, Poland and other destinations, Aish On Campus takes students to destinations where they are able to learn about the history of the Jewish people and consider the contributions that they will make to the Jewish future.

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TOGETHER, LET'S LIVE