Upcoming Events

The latest happenings at ORT America.

Hanukkah/Chanukah party! @ TBD
Dec 12 @ 12:00 AM – 11:45 PM
Bay Area Sephardi Soirée @ PIATTI
Dec 14 @ 6:00 PM
Glenn/Oak/South Chapter Cordially Invites You to Our Annual Chanukah Party @ The Federation Building
Dec 18 @ 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Lunch, Camaraderie
Presentation from Michigan Region

GSO ORT paid up members only
(You may pay your dues at the door if you owe for this year.)

Card Party, ORT Village West Chapter @ Club Encore
Feb 6 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Chicago Region – Shticky Situation: A Valentine’s Comedy Show @ Theater in Bucktown
Feb 13 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for laughs, a libation and some global education! Shticky Situation is a Valentine’s comedy show featuring a diverse group of Jewish comedians.

Exact event address in Bucktown will be provided upon RSVP.

Florida Region: PasspORT Through the Years @ Westchester Country Club
Feb 26 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1st Annual Honoree Gala and digital Journal event

Honoring Lynda Rosenbaum and Barbara Siegel

Establishing the Shirley Sokolsky Leadership Award and presenting to the first recipient: Barbara Feifer

1st Annual “O/ART and the City” Fundraiser Focuses on Inspiration by Education @ The Stave Room
Mar 15 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The event will feature a special dinner, wine tasting, ORT education, an open bar and a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind works of art designed by both emerging and nationally recognized Atlanta artists. All participating artists have been hand-picked and challenged to produce an original masterpiece centered around a specific theme, which will be auctioned off at the event.

Click Here to Learn More

Chicago Region: Lunch with a View 2020 @ Bryn Mawr Country Club
Apr 19 @ 11:30 AM

The 20th Anniversary of Lunch With A View will feature a live taping of “Unorthodox”, the world’s leading Jewish podcast presented by Tablet Magazine.

Florida Region: Mother’s Day @ Delivered to your door!
May 10 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Give your cherished mother, wife, grandmother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, or friend a morning off her feet!
Make her day special and support ORT too!

Catered by TooJay’s, all breakfasts will include a rose and personal sentiments from you.
Packages can be delivered to any home in South Florida, from Bal Harbor to Treasure Coast and Sarasota
(within 10 miles of downtown)

Your support will empower 300,000 ORT students in more than 30 countries with the educational resources they need to thrive.

Breakfast will be delivered on Mother’s Day, May 10th between 8am-11am.

Complete the order form and return to the following address:
ORT America Florida Region
777 Yamato Road #100
Boca Raton, FL 33431

OR call ORT America Florida Region at (561) 997-1071 OR visit www.ortamerica/FLBIB.

Deadline: May 5, 2020

Join the Conversation as ORT Explores the Future of Education @ Zoom Registration
May 13 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join the Conversation as ORT Explores the Future of Education

Wednesday, May 20, 12 – 1 PM EST


Please join us for an informative discussion featuring Randi Weingarten on the future of education in a post COVID-19 climate.

Randi Weingarten

Randi Weingarten is an American labor leader, attorney, and educator. She is currently president of the 1.7 million-member American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. Prior to her election as AFT president, Weingarten served for 12 years as president of the United Federation of Teachers. In 2012-13, Weingarten served on an education reform commission convened by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which made a series of recommendations to improve teaching and learning. Weingarten holds degrees from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and the Cardozo School of Law. Weingarten resides in New York City and in Washington, D.C.

Barbara Birch

Barbara Birch comes to ORT America after serving in her role as Vice President of Development at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where she managed strategic planning, fundraising and business development. Barbara’s work for the Institute focused on managing relationships with lay leadership and connecting constituents to the organization’s mission to create a culture of giving. Barbara received her BA from Binghamton University where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA from Hofstra University. Previously she held a number of leadership roles in development at Yeshiva University, including Assistant Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Annual Giving, and was the Director of Alumni Affairs at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

How will this critical moment in this time shape the future of education? What are some of the impediments that we need to overcome here in the U.S. and throughout the world as schools prepare to return to the classroom?

Join the webinar to address these questions and more.

Register Here