Ora Academy announced in its May 2003 newsletter the Academy's annual scholarship dinner will honor Karen and Michael Dobkowski. Karen and Michael played key roles in the establishment of Ora Academy and have been an integral part of Ora life ever since. The dinner will be held on June 22. Michael Dobkowski is a professor of religious studies. He has written and edited numerous books and articles on anti-Semitism, the American Jewish community, and the Holocaust and he is a founding member of CHAI, Rochester's Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information. He has also served as chairman of the Holocaust Commission. He has served as vice president of Ora's board of trustees since the school's earliest days.