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Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs

Lighting the way in Jewish learning, leading the way in Jewish living

two stars

76.99

49 West 45th Street Suite 701
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 935-8672   Web Site
EIN: 13-3275531

Board Leadership
Fred Ehrman
Chairman

CEO
Kenneth Brander
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.99 two stars
  Financial 76.04 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 1983, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin embarked upon the process of realizing his vision with the founding of Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs (OTS). The words "Ohr Torah" literally mean "the Torah is light," and refer to the enlightening beacon which radiates from a true combination of Torah values, Zionist ideals, and a dedication to tikkun olam. Indeed, since its founding, OTS has emerged as this guiding light, charting new educational, legal and social paths to groundbreaking change in the realms of women's rights within Judaism, relations between observant and secular Jews, and the role of the worldwide community educator and spiritual leader. OTS has now grown into an all-encompassing network, enlightening and motivating nearly 3,000 men and women.

In 1983, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin embarked upon the process of realizing his vision with the founding of Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs (OTS). The words "Ohr Torah" literally mean "the Torah is light," and refer to the enlightening beacon which radiates from a true combination of Torah values, Zionist ideals, and a dedication to tikkun olam. Indeed, since its founding, OTS has emerged as this guiding light, charting new educational, legal and social paths to groundbreaking change in the realms of women's rights within Judaism, relations between observant and secular Jews, and the role of the worldwide community educator and spiritual leader. OTS has now grown into an all-encompassing network, enlightening and motivating nearly 3,000 men and women.

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Financial

two stars

76.04

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 20.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs (NY) 76.99 two stars
Hazon (NY) 96.46 four stars
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 89.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,088,008
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $119,968
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,207,976
   Program Service Revenue $47,635
Total Primary Revenue $6,255,611
   Other Revenue $-80,921
TOTAL REVENUE $6,174,690
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,111,917
   Administrative Expenses $588,744
   Fundraising Expenses $683,667
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,384,328
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,209,638
   
Net Assets $1,110,475

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 76.99 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 81.38 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.62 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 79.77 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.95 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.00 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 88.69 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 68.95 one star
2011-12 08/01/2013 67.61 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 66.10 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 64.35 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 77.41 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 84.11 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 83.63 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 88.08 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 88.02 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 70.94 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 68.75 one star
2002-12 12/01/2003 64.67 one star
2001-12 04/15/2003 70.19 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3275531
Name in IRS Master File OHR TORAH STONE INSTITUTIONS OF ISR AEL
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,678 1.83% David Frankel Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$192,645 2.60% Rabbi Kenneth Brander President Rosh Hayeshiva
$183,654 2.48% Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Chancellor Emeritus

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs (NY) 76.99 two stars
Hazon (NY) 96.46 four stars
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 89.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ohr Torah Stone Colleges and Graduate Programs
49 West 45th Street
Suite 701
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 935-8672
fax: (212) 935-8683
EIN: 13-3275531

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Board Leadership

Fred Ehrman
Chairman

CEO

Kenneth Brander
President

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