Upcoming Events

The latest happenings at ORT America.

ORT Next Gen NYC 5th Annual Gala @ NYC Fire Museum
Nov 18 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Proceeds from this event will help fund a classroom in Kfar Silver Youth Village in Israel, part of the World ORT Kadima Mada educational network. Your gift will help disadvantaged teens overcome challenges and build a bright future through cutting-edge educational programs and a nurturing learning environment. A portion of funds raised will be directed to other funding priorities of ORT America, including STEM programs that benefit students in the former Soviet Union and international networking initiatives for students and teachers.




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Palmward Chapter Ruth Gruber Exhibit and Tour @ Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
Nov 19 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist

The exhibition celebrates the remarkable life, vision and heroic tenacity of this 20th century pioneer and trailblazer. Photographs span more than 50 years and four continents, from Gruber’s groundbreaking reportage of the Soviet Artic in the 1930s and iconic images of Jewish refugees on the ship Exodus 1947, to her later photographs of Ethiopian Jews in the midst of civil war in the 1980s. A selection of Gruber’s vintage prints never before exhibited will be presented along with contemporary prints made from her original negatives. This traveling exhibition is organized by the International Center of Photography.

Co Chairs:
Rosemary Blumberg
Cheryl Karadbil*
*Special thank you to co-chair Cheryl Karadbil, for sponsoring this event.
Gulfside Palm/Sara Mana ORT (FL) – Musical Chairs Luncheon @ Micheals on East
Nov 28 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Englewood & Cliffs (NJ) – Lecture Series @ Jewish Community Center of Fort Lee
Nov 28 @ 12:30 PM

Lecture Series Topic –

The American Jewish Experience through Cinema

with Speaker Dr. Eric Goldman

Dr. Eric Goldman is an adjunct professor of cinema at Yeshiva University and a past fellow of the Schusterman Center of Israel Studies at Brandeis University. He is a film critic for the Jewish Standard and has co-hosted, with Robert Osborne, on the Turner Classic Movies television network. The author of “The American Jewish Story through Cinema”, he is currently writing a book about Israeli cinema.

There is no charge for this lecture series.

All are welcome to attend, RSVP not required.

Fullerton/North Orange County Chapter (CA) – Game Day! @ Temple Beth Emet
Nov 28 @ 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Couvert includes breakfast and lunch.

Please RSVP.

Marple Chapter (PA) – General Meeting @ UNO Chicago Grill
Dec 6 @ 11:00 AM

Guests Welcome!!

Please make your reservation and send your check by Monday, December 4, in order to tell the restaurant how many to set up for.

Join us as Donna Jumper shows us how to: “Jump Start Your Organizing, Room by Room”.

Bay Area Annual Holiday Party @ Marin Country Club
Dec 7 @ 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Hats Off to ORT

Honoring: Solange Gabany

Join us for:

  • Silent Auction featuring fine art, fine dining, vacation homes,
    spa treatments & more
  • Luncheon*
  • Fashion show & Au Courant Clothing by Bobbi Becker


* 3 Course meal with Choice of Entrée:

  • Caesar Salad with Grilled Salmon
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Vegetarian Pasta

Your Support Makes all the Difference!

For disadvantaged students, educational opportunities for a better life are not always readily accessible. ORT America changes that – and supporters understand the transformative, positive effects of education and how ORT benefits individuals worldwide. With your help we can improve the lives of hundreds of thousands across the globe, and make the world a better place.


$100 – Angel sponsor 

(Receive a single ticket for our event + publicity in the Event Program) 

$250Star sponsor 

(Receive 2 tickets for the event + publicity in the Event Program

$500 – Silver sponsor

(Receive 4 tickets + publicity in the Event Program)

$1000- Gold sponsor

(Receive 8 tickets + publicity in the Event Program)

Individual and Business Sponsorships are Available. For more information, please contact: Judie Shaw at  415.883.0120



Huntington Pointe Chapter (FL) – Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger @ Huntington Pointe Ballroom
Dec 8 @ 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Join us to hear, Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger, the son of a Nazi Soldier and his Path to Judaism.

Ticket Price $12.00 per person, $15.00 at the door

Light Refreshments


Rossmoor Chapter (CA) – Travel with ORT @ Cache Creek Casino Resort
Dec 11 @ 9:30 AM

Open to all Rossmoor residents and friends.

Casino bonus includes $15 to play at tables or machines and $5 food coupon.

For first-time casino players, there is a SPECIAL BONUS.

Seating must be reserved and payment must be received one week prior to trip to reserve seating.

Bus leaves gateway at 9:30am.

OceanView (NJ) – General Meeting @ Shirat Hayam
Dec 12 @ 11:30 AM