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+3 million

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

For more than

135 Years

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

We Work in over

37 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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For disadvantaged students, educational opportunities for a better life are not always readily accessible. ORT America changes that – and supporters understand the transformative, positive effects of education and how ORT benefits individuals worldwide. With your help we can improve the lives of hundreds of thousands across the globe, and make the world a better place.

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An Israeli Teen Takes Volunteering to a New Level
28 September 2017

Sagiv Assapov, 17, is a twelfth grader at Rabin high school in Kiryat Yam, part of the World ORT Kadima Mada educational network.  For the school’s volunteering segment established by the Israel Ministry of Education, Sagiv served as a paramedic for Magen David Adom, continuing to volunteer after he completed the requirement. “I’m not doing …

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Our Mission to Russia Brought ORT Programs Front and Center
28 September 2017

Travelers from the U.S. got a close look at what makes ORT exemplary in education “Since our founding in 1880, our mission has not wavered.  It was a joy to be in ORT schools where Judaism thrives and innovative education paves the way for independent, successful lives,” said Barbara Siegel, a member of the ORT …

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In Sympathy with ORT Supporters in Florida and ORT in Cuba
14 September 2017

Our wishes for the well-being of all those affected by Hurricane Irma We think of all those connected to ORT in Florida and Cuba, where the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma has been severe.  Battering forces of nature affected both coasts of Florida, where we have about thirty chapters of dedicated ORTists determined to make …

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Education is key to advancement; but for disadvantaged students worldwide, educational opportunities and hope for a better life do not present themselves so readily. ORT America changes that.  Our supporters understand the role education plays in transforming one’s life, and how ORT programs make a difference. Through education, we enrich the lives of over 300,000 beneficiaries across the globe and make the world a better place.

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