Florida Chapter Life

ORT is the world’s largest Jewish education organization, with a track record of success lasting over 130 years strong.  Partnering with Jewish communities worldwide, ORT America provides 350,000 students annually with the tools they need for success including teacher training, textbooks, science equipment, computers and computer software, high-tech laboratories and more.  When you suppORT ORT, you change the fate of at least one person and, potentially, the destiny of millions.

SARASOTA AREA

Inverrary

President: Trude Trager
The Inverrary Chapter of ORT America - Florida Region serves the Lauderhill area. Chapter events include an annual luncheons that brings together ORTists from chapters across Broward for a special afternoon of education, socializing and good food to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.

NAPLES AREA

Gulf Beaches - Naples

President: Marina Berkovich,
The GulfBeaches Chapter of ORT America serves the greater Naples area and hosts programs and events to support ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.


Gulfside Palm - Sarasota

Co-Facilitators: Ann Baum, Barbara Berliner melberliner@aol.com,
Kim Sheintal, klapshein@aol.com
The chapter events include an annual fashion show, game days and programs throughout the year. The chapter supporters help raise money for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries by gift wrapping from the day after Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve.


SaraMana Chapter - Sarasota

Co-Presidents: Andrea Kas at andreakas@ymail.com, Janet P. Glazer at janetpglazer@gmail.com

The SaraMana Chapter of ORT America hosts events throughout the year to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries. The programs include movie night, book clubs,casino night and gift wrapping at two malls during the holiday season.

PALM BEACH AREA - BOCA RATON

Pointes of Boca Trails

Co-Presidents: Myra Savage at myrainfla@comcast.net, and Marcia Cohen at scello2@aol.com

The chapter events include an annual card party that bring together ORTists from chapters across South Florida for a special day of boutique shopping, mah jong, bridge and other games to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.


Bocaray Glades Chapter

President: Isabelle Robinson,
The Bocaray chapters hosts ORT America events and fundraisers, including card parties, fashion shows, book reviews and many speakers at wonderful luncheons to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries

BOYNTON BEACH

Aberdeen

Co-Presidents: Felice Unger at fau6806@aol.com, and Marilyn Ashley at marilyn0615@bellsouth.net.
Chapter events involves card parties, lectures, fashion shows and much much more to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.


Cascades

President: Barbara Siegel at jerlovin@aol.com
Chapter events include health symposium, books reviews, card parties and some Saturday night couples activities to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.


Greater Boynton

President: Shirlee Kurland at shirlkurl@gmail.com
Chapter events include silent auctions, lectures, current events and hangbag auction to name a few. The Greater Boynton Chapter also wraps holiday gifts at an area mall during the holiday season to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.

FLORIDA CHAPTER AT LARGE

Palmward Evening Chapter

Facilitator: Barbara Feifer at barbort@gmail.com

Chapter events involves couples with book authors, wine tasting, food tasting and intellectual speakers from around the community to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.

LAKE WORTH

Bellagio

President: Pam Dernis at pddernis@bellsouth.net
Chapter events include cruises, missions, cooking presentations, mah jong parties and boutiques to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.


The Fountains

President: Elaine Hesell at fifihess@bellsouth.net
The Fountains Chapter ORT America - Florida Region serves the Lake Worth area. Chapter events include the opera, art trips and renowned speakers to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.


Valencia Shores

Co-Presidents: Billie Lichtenstein at Bldrama@aol.com, and Karen Millman at Karenm22@aol.com
The Valencia Shores Chapter of ORT America - Florida Region serves the Lake Worth area. Chapter events include “Mama’s Got a Brand New Bag” auction, theatre, card parties and couple participation in the evening.


Villaggio

President: Freyda Komito at frey100@comcast.net
Villaggio Chapter serves the Lake Worth area. Chapter events include Breakfast book clubs, fashion shows, Paid Up Membership Luncheon and many exciting events throughout the year to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.

NORTH BROWARD AREA

Ocean Mile/FT. Lauderdale

Co-Presidents: Edna Einhorn at unicornfl@bellsouth.net, Arlene Moses at Arlene@keysan.com and Linda Eidinger at lindaeid@aol.com

The Ocean Mile/Fort Lauderdale Chapter encompasses Pompano Beach, Lauderdale Lakes, Fort Lauderdale. Chapter events include Gala Luncheon with special entertainment, ORT Shabbats, chapter trips and many unique events to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.

The Township

President: Karen Sue Cohen at kscks@aol.com
The Township Chapter of ORT America - Florida Region covers the Coconut Creek area of Broward County.  Chapter includes cooking demos, holiday parties, special speakers and programs to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.

SOUTH BROWARD AREA

Pine Ridge

President: Dorene Cohen - dorene512@comcast.net
Chapter of ORT America - Florida Region serves the Weston area of Broward County. Chapter events include Law and The Review, movies, renowned speakers and luncheons to raise funds for ORT's educational programs in 61 countries.

DELRAY BEACH

Huntington Pointe
Lakeside Atlantic West
North Pines

 

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