Aish Leaders Fellowships FAQs

What will I learn about in the Aish Leaders Fellowship?

The Aish Leaders Fellowship covers a diverse amount of topics related to Jewish philosophy, history, relationships, spirituality, leadership and more.

How do I apply?

You need to fill out our online application form to start the process. Upon receiving your application, a representative at Aish Pittsburgh will contact you for an interview.

What are the requirements of the Aish Leaders Fellowship?

In order to be eligible for the $150 stipend and official certificate of completion, participants must attend all 6 online classes, 5 x 1-on-1 learning sessions and 1 (socially-distanced) Shabbat meal in the park meal in Squirrel Hill. Your eligibility must be approved prior to the beginning of the fellowship.  Students who need to miss a session can make it up with Rabbi Seth or Lisa Cook by appointment. Please discuss the make-up policy with Rabbi Seth.

What kind of Jewish background do I need to have?

Aish Fellowships welcomes students from a wide range of backgrounds from little to no knowledge of what it means to be Jewish, to having attended Sunday school or Jewish day school. Aish Fellowships students may begin with some Hebrew or none at all. Some students may have primarily cultural or secular Jewish backgrounds, while others have more knowledge of Jewish practices and traditions. All are encouraged to learn, explore and grow as individuals – and all are welcome.

Who are the teachers?

Aish teachers are individuals who personally practice traditional Judaism while being supportive and committed to helping students become Jewishly educated, literate and empowered.

Where and when does Aish Fellowships take place?

Aish Fellowships will take place every Tuesday night starting February 9th, 2021 on Zoom, from 7.30pm - 8.30pm. The 1-on-1 learning sessions are scheduled at a time that works for you, in coordination with Rabbi Seth and Lisa.

Who sponsors the fellowship?

We are fortunate to be sponsored by numerous philanthropists from across the US.

How much does it cost?

Aish Fellowships is totally free! In fact we pay you! See requirements above.