Ohr Torah is a co-ed religious school located in the town of Tel Mond in the Sharon region
Ohr Torah Tel Mond emphasizes the fundamentals of Torah, Zionism, and Chesed, while offering a full-dual curriculum of religious and secular studies. The student’s education is enriched with Rosh Chodesh and holiday programming, as well as school trips and local outings.
Thirty-percent of the Ohr Torah’s students/families have made aliyah from English-speaking countries. The school offers additional Hebrew-language instruction, free after-school academic assistance as needed, and “English for English-speakers” classes up to four times a week. The school’s guidance counselor and Rav provide additional support and guidance to Oleh families to help ease each student’s transition into their new environment.
Area, Neighborhood Tel Mond and Even Yehuda (Raanana & Sharon רעננה והשרון )
Grade Levels 1 – 6
Religious Type Mamlachti Dati/ ממ”ד
Special Needs Ohr Torah has a resource room teacher that works with students with learning disabilities in small groups. Some students are entitled to have their own teacher’s aid (depending on IEP).
Telephone Number 09-796-1211
Fax Number 09-796-6317
Address 5 Hashikma St.
Website http://www.ortora.edu1.org.il/BRPortal/br/P100.jsp (Hebrew)
Name of Principal Rabbi Itamar Moshe
Name of Guidance Counselor Leora Nechmad
Percentage of English speakers 30
Established in 1956
Tuition Free – PTA dues are approx. 500 NIS per year
Number of students in the school 160
Number of kids on average in a class 28
Special programs for olim Oleh students receive between 6-10 hours a week of Hebrew language and academic assistance, and are referred to additional academic assistance resources within the community if needed. The Assistant Principal (English-speaker) is in charge of coordinating the academic programming for the Oleh student. The guidance counselor and principal play an integral role in helping the student adjust to their new life in Israel, while helping the family cope with obstacles they may encounter.
For more information please contact Rozanne Platzsky at 052 661 6826