For a thriving Jewish community, Jewish education must be the number one priority.Second, the Midrash says that when Jacob's family first arrived in Egypt, they made a pact amongst themselves in order to prevent assimilation.
The organization has branches in 35 cities around the world.
Each branch has independent governance and funding.
In Jerusalem, the Aish Ha Torah yeshiva offers both beginners' drop-in classes and full-time, intensive study programs for Jewish men and women of all backgrounds and levels of knowledge.
Areas of study include Hebrew Bible, Talmud, Jewish history, Jewish philosophy and Hebrew language ulpan.
From a religious perspective, however, it follows a mostly Charedi philosophy.