OU's Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Weinreb named Key Speaker at 'Ora' Dinner

The third Annual Groskin Memorial aims to raise funds for student scholarships
 
Jan. 11, 2010 - PRLog -- Rochester, NY- Upstate New York’s girls’ high school ‘Ora Academy’ has announced its guest speaker for the Third Annual Aviva Groskin Lecture. Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, a highly sought-after figure in public events will deliver a sponsored lecture during the annual memorial dinner which will take place Monday, January 25th, 2010 in Rochester. Rabbi Weinreb is the Executive Vice President Emeritus of the OU serving as a senior advisor to the lay and professional leadership of the Orthodox Union. He is an expert on education and educational programs.

This year’s Groskin Memorial Lecture is a first for Ora’s new headmaster Rabbi Eliezer Lehrer who joined the Girls High School this past summer. Rabbi Lehrer who nowadays leads the recruitment campaign for the 2010-11 academic year believes the dinner will be a great success. “Bringing in Rabbi Weinreb is Baruch Hashem a great privilege for Ora. We are grateful to be able to hear such a great educational scholar” he said. The dinner’s proceedings benefit present and future students through various scholarship opportunities under the memorial fund for Aviva Groskin A”h.

The lecture, which is open to the community, will take place at 8 p.m Monday, January 25, 2010 at Congregation Beth Hakneses Hachodosh.  Rabbi Weinreb will discuss the topic “Is There a Better Me.”
For more information call Ora Academy at 585-271-8711

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Ora Academy is Upstate NY's high school for girls, located in Rochester. 'Ora' promotes Torah, values and academic excellence in a personalized atmosphere. It attracts students from the Tri-state area, central NY, and locally. Students at Ora are engaged in various social communal programs and Chessed initiatives while striving to meet high academic standards. The headmaster as of August 2009 is Rabbi Eliezer Lehrer.
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb - is a talented teacher, writer, and lecturer. Prior to his assuming the position of Executive Vice President of the OU, Rabbi Weinreb served as the rabbi of Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Baltimore, Maryland, as Chief Psychologist of the Potomac Foundation for Mental Health, and maintained a private practice of psychotherapy.
Aviva Groskin a”h - together with Manoach are founders of Ora Academy. A passionate supporter of Torah education, Aviva was active in a wide range of community chessed projects.
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