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+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.

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60 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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Mourning the Loss of a Great Statesman of Israel
7 October 2016

ORT America mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, twice the prime minister of Israel, who contributed immensely to the Jewish State and left a legacy of significant public service that is an inspiration to generations.  He will be remembered for his leadership, including the peace talks he participated in as foreign minister of Israel that …

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Remembering the Contributions of Sandy Isenstein
7 October 2016

We mourn the September 1 passing of Sandra June Isenstein, president of Women’s American ORT from 1991-95, member of the Board of the Directors of ORT America and an officer of the World ORT Union. Sandy leaves a rich philanthropic legacy driven by her advocacy for technical skills and literacy, international human rights and women’s …

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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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