Mission

The Jewish Women’s Project for Ahavas Yisrael (AY Project) exists to create a worldwide awareness amongst Jewish women of our obligation to love and respect every Jew, by reinforcing the knowledge that all Jews are connected and responsible for one another.

The Ahavas Yisrael Project

Who We Are

We're a group of women dedicated to increasing Ahavas Yisroel throughout the world. With the rise of terrorism, anti-Semitism, emotional struggles and spiritual suffering, the need to love your fellow Jew is more important than ever. Join us in changing the world for the better.

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What We Do

We inspire Jewish women through weekly group lessons that cover a range of issues and topics. Each prepared 20 minute lesson inspires thoughtful discussion in a warm social setting and ends with the goal of helping women "stretch" themselves and make a positive difference in the world every week.

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How To Get Involved

Join a group. Start a group. Become a group leader. There's no limit to what you can do to change the world with the AY Project. Unite your community, create a personal support system and start incorporating our practical lessons and excercises into your daily life.

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Stretch Of The Week

Greet one person warmly who you normally might not greet in this manner.

Library

Our library of lessons includes weekly discussions, stories, questions and exercises focused on a range of world issues. Click on an icon below to find the sample lessons. View all lessons by starting or joining a group for free here.

  • AY Series - Part I

    Become adept in Ahavas Yisrael.
    Devote just 20 minute to each AY lesson and feel more connected to your friends, family and your own growth potential!


     
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  • Take a Deeper Look - Part II

    This series delves a little deeper into each Ahavas Yisrael topic and devotes three weeks per topic. These are designed to take 20 minutes.

     
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  • Situations - Part III

    Utilizing the timeless wisdom from Pirkei Avos (Ethics of our Fathers), this series offers additional ways to improve our thinking regarding our relationships with others.

     
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  • Lo Saamod Al Dam Rei'acha

    The issur of Lo Saamod Al Dam Reiacha prohibits us from standing idly by when a fellow Jew is in danger and we are in a position to save him from that danger.

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  • Lo Saamod V'Lo T'save

    The Mitzvos of Lo T'save and Lo Sachmod forbid us to desire another Jew's possessions and to take measures to acquire them.

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  • Lo Sikom V'Lo Sitor

    The Mitzvos of lo sikom and lo sitor prohibit us from taking revenge against someone who has wronged us physically, monetarily or verbally, as well as from bearing a grudge against him in our heart.

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  • Do Not Hold a Grudge







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  • Judge All People Favorably

    The Case Of The Stolen Bicycle I loved my brand new 10-speed bike, a shiny black Diamondback. I would ride around after school and visit my friends.

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  • Do Not Covet

    The Torah teaches us to not desire someone else's possessions. It says of a person who is envious ‘His entire life is pain, and he will never be happy' (Sota 9).

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  • Introduction

    Introduction to the Ahavas Yisrarl Group. Learn what we are all about, our basic lesson, and an introduction to ahavas yisrael on a global scale.

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  • Shaming Others - Halbanas Panim

    The Torah is meticulous about protecting a Jew from shame and values kavod ha’b’ri’ose (human dignity) to the utmost degree...

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  • Say Little And Do Much--Emor M’at Va’a’say Harbay

    In Pirkay Avos (Ethics of Our Fathers) it says: “Shammai omer: … emor m’at va’asay harbay…” “Shammai says: …say little and do much...” (6:15)...

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Testimonials

Success Stories


Five Town Chabura started a hospitality gemach for people who need a place to sleep or eat for Shabbat or Yom Tov can call four dedicated numbers and be set up anywhere in the Five Towns.

They also took on to email each other during the week of stories of random acts of kindness. They also invited an inspirational speaker to share tools on giving altruistically

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Contact Us

Aish NY - Ahavas Yisrael Project
313 W. 83rd St.
New York, NY 10024