Upcoming Events

The latest happenings at ORT America.

Jun
25
Thu
2020
Judith Leiber – Master Craftsman @ Hosted on Zoom
Jun 25 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join us for a professionally curated virtual tour of the Jewish Museum of Florida / FIU exhibit: Judith Leiber – Master Craftsman. Explore the life, work and legacy of the Holocaust survivor, a fearless woman ahead of her time.

Donors from around the country are invited to join with the ORT Florida region for this event.
To register online, visit www.ortamerica.org/FLLeiber / cost $20 per person

For more information – please contact risaacson@ORTamerica.org

Jun
29
Mon
2020
ORT in Conversation – EdTech: Bridging the Digital Divide @ Hosted on Zoom
Jun 29 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Coronavirus was a wake-up call to the growing digital divide in Israel and around the world. What has changed regarding expectations in education due to Coronavirus? How could advances in EdTech impact Israel’s periphery? What obstacles and challenges are impeding further advancement?

Guest Speakers: Laura Gilinski, VP of Philanthropic Partnerships, Start-up Nation Central (moderator) •Avi Washvsky, CEO @ MIndCET •Leehee Feldman, Legal and Strageic Consultant – Education, Innovation and Technology •Moshe Leiba, Chief Informal Education officer, World ORT Kadima Mada

Open to all

For more information – please contact bbirch@ORTamerica.org

Jul
28
Tue
2020
ORT en Español
Jul 28 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Webinar Series in Spanish highlighting ORT programs

For more information – please contact sdrysdale@ortamerica.org

Aug
6
Thu
2020
ORT Chicago’s Garden Get-Together @ Hosted on Zoom
Aug 6 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Garden Get Together

Join ORT Chicago for happy hour in your own backyard!

Relax, reconnect, and learn something you may not know about ORT.

Spend an hour with friends from across the Chicago region via Zoom! Have a seat in your backyard, on your porch, or wherever you can get comfortable and enjoy a cool drink while you reconnect.

This is also a unique opportunity to learn about a piece of ORT’s work you may not be familiar with. We will be joined by Celeste Angus, World ORT Director of International Cooperation (IC). ORT’s IC work supports economic and social development in underserved communities around the world through local vocational training and technical assistance.

register online

Aug
20
Thu
2020
ORT en Español
Aug 20 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

ORT en Espanol highlights the experiences of guest speakers whose roots are in the Jewish communities of Latin America.  The event is in Spanish.

ORT America Presenta:
ORT en Español

20 de Agosto
08:00 pm – 09:00 pm (EDT)

El contenido de los eventos será exclusivamente en español y será interactivo.

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
13
Sun
2020
Michigan Region:
Camp Hermelin @ The Hermelin Estate
Sep 13 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Tug-of-War, s’mores, arts and crafts, sports and so many more camp favorites are available to participants at Camp Hermelin – a day of camp fun on the grounds of Doreen Hermelin’s home, featuring activities run by local day and overnight camps and activity-based companies.

Bring your kids, bring your grandchildren – this fun-filled day offers activities for every child whether or not they attend camp, and for those who do attend camp at one of the participating camps, an ideal opportunity to reunite with your camp friends and favorite counselors and directors.

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

Webinar Series in Spanish highlighting ORT programs

For more information – please contact sdrysdale@ortamerica.org

Oct
18
Sun
2020
ORT America Annual Meeting @ Hosted on Zoom
Oct 18 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

For more information – contact tweiss@ORTamerica.org