Modern Mensch 2024

Join Modern Mensch 2024 on February 21, 2024

ORT’s Modern Mensch 2024 celebrates the powerful influence of Jewish teachings on business innovation and community impact. Join ORT and some incredible entrepreneurs who will share their journeys and how the core principles of Jewish education and values come to life through the lens of entrepreneurship. 

📅 Date: February 21st

📍 Location: Sketchpad

⏰ Time: 6:30-8:30pm

🎟️ Tickets: $10

The Event Will include:

  • Fantastic Entrepreneurs sharing their advice and experiences
  • Open Bar
  • Catered by Fat Shallot

Engage with trailblazers like Mark Achler as he unveils the synergy between Jewish values and entrepreneurial success, and Susan Kahan as she highlights Tikkun Olam and the importance of questioning in her journey as a fundraising specialist. Also featuring Shaily Hakimian who will share insights on blending the legacy of our past with the innovation of our future through digital marketing, and Sam Barron and Sarah Weitz, who will explain how Jewish values compel them to use their restaurant empire’s success to give back to their community.

Join us for an evening of networking with like-minded professionals at Sketchpad, and connect over OPEN BAR and Fat Shallot food. Don’t miss this opportunity to enrich your professional and personal growth through Modern Mensch 2024, where Judaism meets the entrepreneurship.

Learn More about ORT Chicago

The Chicagoland Jewish community is one of the most vibrant, diverse, and philanthropic in the country, located in an area that serves as a strong hub for innovation, technology, and education. ORT Chicago engages in a wide variety of fundraising and community engagement activities. Our outreach includes not only Illinois but also Wisconsin and several other nearby states. We are so grateful for our ORT Chicago family, led by an active lay leadership and a dedicated group of longtime supporters.

ORT Chicago is a regional office of ORT America, the leading fundraising organization for World ORT. ORT’s global network of schools and programs impacts over 200,000 people annually in 34 countries, by providing access to STEAM education, job training, and global citizenship curriculum, grounded in Jewish values.

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Rebecca Schwab

Rebecca Schwab

Rebecca creates best practices and executes marketing campaigns for Jewish organizations who are trying to reach the next generation of the Jewish community - specifically Millennials and Gen Z - through digital marketing, social media, online and in-person events.