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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.

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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.

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In Moscow, an ORT Sixth Grader Takes Pride in His Jewish Heritage
7 December 2017

History and traditions are part of the Jewish studies curriculum Saveli is in sixth grade at the ORT Tekhiya School in Moscow, where the Jewish studies curriculum – particularly Jewish history and traditions – greatly appeals to him. This video showcases Saveli’s experience, which exemplifies the importance of ORT schools in the former Soviet Union. …

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A YOUniversity Physics Course Gives a Student an Edge in Learning
7 December 2017

This after-school program provides appealing ways for youth to increase their knowledge A ninth grader, Joshua, 14, is a resident of Ma’alot Tarshiha in the northern part of Israel near the border with Lebanon.  This is his second year participating in the YOUniversity after-school program in Nahariya, about eleven miles away. YOUniversity Centers of Excellence, …

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The ORT LEAD Seminar Attracts Educators from Around the World
30 November 2017

Instructors meet in London for the leadership workshop Educators from twelve countries just took part in a LEAD seminar at World ORT headquarters in London, part of the ORT international networking segment.  LEAD stands for leadership in education, administration and development, and the workshop provides pedagogical guidance and updates that enrich all who participate.  This …

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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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