Wow! We hit our goal, we can reach even higher! Thanks to an additional donor we have activated a bonus round and every donation will now be doubled! That means your donations will be doubled until we hit $125,000!!
Celebrate with Ora!
Ora Academy is an all-encompassing educational resource for Jewish women located in Rochester, NY. Ora's innovative educational programs and curricula directly impact hundreds of women each year.
DID YOU KNOW...
Founded in 1996, Ora's divisions include: Ora Academy, Ora-lite, Ora Alumnae, Ora Chessed, Ora Big Sisters, Ora Shabbaton, Ora Special Programming, and much, much more. Ora services hundreds of members of our community and beyond each year, particularly our women.
Ora Academy – premier high school for young Jewish women
Ora-lite – engaging educational programming, connecting Jewish teenage girls with their proud heritage
Ora Alumnae – keeping the Ora connection alive with shiurim, individual counsel, dedicated website and special events for alumnae
Ora Chessed/Community Service – giving back to the youth and seniors of our community
Ora Big Sisters – peer mentoring program with Derech HaTorah and Hillel School
Ora Shabbaton – dozens of girls from across the northeast US and Canada join Ora for a memorable Shabbos weekend each year
Ora Special Programming – community classes, lectures, weekly Parsha Insights, events, productions, concerts
If you would like to earmark your donation for a specific program or project, you may do so by indicating in the comments section (after clicking on the “Donate Now” link above).
Thank you to our generous matchers who have made this campaign possible:
* Dorothy and Ed Lebowitz *
* Ora Alumnae and Families *
Sarah (Ganchrow) and Jonathan Drory (Ora Class of 2008)
DD Klein (Ora Class of 2004)
David and Anne Merzel
Jeff and Lyn Springut
* Ora Friends *
Gertrude Wynar Fund for Jewish Education at Rochester Area Community Foundation
Dr. Sholom and Emily Chilungu
Chaim and Chaya Diskind
A dedicated group of dear friends of Ora
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