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Lives impacted

+3 million

ORT’s efforts enable students around the world to be successful and live independently

For more than

130 Years

ORT has provided education for millions to meet the competitive needs of their societies.

We Work in over

35 Countries

With programs in nearly every corner of the world, we are a global organization serving all.

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To be an ORT student and part of a global education movement is bigger than my school in Kishinev. I know that thousands of students like me are learning the same values and life skills.

Lidia Gangan Student, ORT Herzl Technology Lyceum Kishinev, Moldova
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Profiles from the ORT Global Educational Network
3 April 2017

An ORT de Gunzburg Student Treasures Her Jewish Studies Lubov, a tenth grader, has attended the ORT de Gunzburg School in St. Petersburg for two years.  The school was recommended to her parents because of its high level of instruction in foreign languages and information technology, and also because it is a Jewish school.  “It …

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Israel Inspires Next Gen Mission Participants to Promote ORT
24 March 2017

A meaningful eye-opening week in Israel was the reality for sixteen young adults selected to participate in the ORT Next Gen mission that just wrapped up.  Coming from across the U.S., the participants were nominated by local ORT leadership because of their interest in ORT and willingness to engage others in support of the ORT …

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Hodayot Students Inspired to Persevere
3 March 2017

Teens Commemorate Fallen Israeli Hero Last month, twenty 11th and 12th graders from Hodayot youth village and students from other schools participated in the 22nd annual Nature and Orienteering Day in the Ben-Shemen forest in the Judean plain, held in memory of Lt. Yoav Harshoshanim, who was killed in Lebanon by Hezbollah terrorists in 1994.  …

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Education is a key to advancement we often take for granted. Yet for disadvantaged students worldwide, educational opportunities—and hope for a better life—do not present themselves so easily. ORT America changes that. Supporters of ORT’s 300,000 students and beneficiaries understand the transformative effect that education can have in a person’s life. Transform lives and improve the world through education.

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