Avi Shabbats, for students and young adults, are held in cooperation with either a campus Hillel, other Jewish campus organization, or other faith-based campus organization at colleges and universities across
North America. The Avi Shabbat offers an opportunity to bring together people from a wide
range of political, religious, and identity divides to share a communal Shabbat meal and
conversation focused on fostering interfaith understanding and cross-cultural encounters.
Avi Shabbats are student-driven and led with support from staff. This is intended to be an
opportunity to empower students to take charge, lead, and create a positive experience on
Sponsored by CJF, CIJA and the Avi Schaefer Fund.