Upcoming Events

The latest happenings at ORT America.

Aug
25
Tue
2020
ORT America presents Award Winning Documentary: Complicit @ Hosted on Zoom
Aug 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ORT America invites you to join us virtually for a special screening of the award winning documentary film – COMPLICIT. The Untold Story of why the Roosevelt Administration denied safe haven to Jewish Refugees

Awards Won:
2014 Official Selection – Montreal World Film Festival
2014 1st prize – Rhode Island International Film Festival – Judaica Category
2020 – Special Screening to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz – George Washington University

Q & A with Producer/Director: Robert Krakow 

$36 per person.  Sponsorship levels are available and all include admission.

*This event is sponsored by the Florida Region. 

For more information or to RSVP by phone, call 561-997-1071 or email risaacson@ortamerica.org

Aug
28
Fri
2020
Virtual Rub-a-Dub Michigan
Aug 28 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Started in 1975, the ORT Michigan Rub-a-Dub fundraiser is regularly attended by over 500 people and is the premier charity event of the summer in Detroit. This year, ORT Michigan is publishing a virtual journal with ads placed by donors honoring first responders and frontline workers.

For more information or to place an ad in the journal – please contact nmiller@ORTamerica.org

Sep
9
Wed
2020
ORT in Conversation: Back to School? Exploring the realities and opportunities in today’s COVID world @ Hosted on Zoom
Sep 9 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Sep
13
Sun
2020
140 ORT Film Premiere @ Hosted on Zoom
Sep 13 @ 12:00 AM – 11:45 PM

THE ORT STORY – TRANSFORMING LIVES FOR 140 YEARS

Join us for the exclusive premiere of our anniversary film. Be inspired as we celebrate and watch the ORT story together.

A story that chronicles 140 years of the power of education across the globe. Transforming lives for hundreds of thousands of children. The story of an organization committed to the same vision today, yesterday and for the future.

Sunday, September 13, 2020
12:15 – 1:45 PM EST

WATCH THE TRAILER:

REGISTER HERE

Sep
24
Thu
2020
ORT en Español
Sep 24 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Webinar Series in Spanish highlighting ORT programs

For more information – please contact sdrysdale@ortamerica.org

Sep
25
Fri
2020
ORT Florida: Virtual Canasta Card Party @ Hosted on Zoom
Sep 25 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Sep
27
Sun
2020
ORT Florida: Virtual Canasta Card Party @ Hosted on Zoom
Sep 27 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Oct
12
Mon
2020
Unorthodox the Podcast, featuring Mayim Bialik @ Hosted on Zoom
Oct 12 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Oct
14
Wed
2020
ORT Florida: A Bad Hair Day is No Mystery @ Hosted on Zoom
Oct 14 @ 11:00 AM
Oct
15
Thu
2020
Michigan Region:
ORT and the City @ State Savings Bank
Oct 15 @ 10:00 AM – Oct 21 @ 10:00 PM

The ORT and The City No-Show Fundraiser, presented by TCF Bank, is an online art auction, featuring one-of-a-kind art designed by emerging and nationally recognized Detroit artists, individually and sponsored by local art collectors. The theme of this year’s art challenge is “what is in your heart?”, as ORT has been at the heart of education since 1880, celebrating 140 years of impact this year. Participating artists were challenged to produce an original piece, reflecting on what is important, influential, central, or vital to them. 

The ORT and The City online auction PREVIEW will BEGIN on Thursday, October 15th.

BIDDING will BEGIN on Sunday, October 18th at 10:00 a.m. and BIDDING will END on Wednesday, October 21st at 10:00 p.m.

You must register to preview and bid, but registration is FREE. If you have not yet registered, click here.

CURBSIDE & VIDEO APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE TO VIEW ART:
If you would like to see any art piece up close, you can schedule a CURBSIDE VIEWING APPOINTMENT at the ORT office parking lot in Bloomfield Hills, MI or arrange for a VIDEO CALL by contacting the ORT office at 248-723-8860.

ART PICK-UP INFORMATION:
All artwork is to be picked up curbside at the ORT office parking lot in Bloomfield Hills, MI.
ORT will ship art out of state at the buyer’s expense.  

ORT AND THE CITY RAFFLE:
An exciting raffle offers the chance to win 1 of the following 3 prizes:  $2,500 Gift Card to American Express; $2,500 Gift Card to Peloton; or $2,500 Gift Card to Amazon:  Tickets are $25 each; 3 for $50; 10 for $100; or 25 for $200. To purchase raffle tickets, click here. The raffle winner will be announced on Wednesday, October 21st at 10:05 p.m. on ORT Michigan’s Facebook Page via Facebook Live. 

Be sure to follow ORT Michigan on social media or visit www.ortamerica.org/ort-and-the-city for links and updates. For more information, please contact the ORT Michigan office at 248-723-8860 or michigan@ortamerica.org.