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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.

Lidia Gangan Student, ORT Herzl Technology Lyceum Kishinev, Moldova
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A Journey of Discovery Shapes Teens in Israel
15 November 2017

Learning about the history and geography of the Jewish State is only part of the program Eleventh and twelfth graders from Ulpanat Bikat HaYarden, a religious school for girls, participated in the Masa Israeli expedition, in which they explored different areas of Israel and learned about its communities, history and character.  The school, in the …

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An ORT Education Is More than Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
15 November 2017

Information Technology Allures Young ORT Students in Samara Contests are a motivating force Irina Pogodina, a technology teacher in the ORT Gesher Secondary School in Samara, Russia, has been in this field 16 years.  She is the project coordinator for the very popular student animation, artwork and STEM Cup contests at the school. “I’m very …

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Students Appreciate All Kfar Silver Has to Offer
2 November 2017

The youth village is part of the World ORT Kadima Mada educational network   Yaniv’s Story Born in Israel, Yaniv is a high school senior in Kfar Silver, having become a boarding student four years ago following discord he experienced at school in Kiryat Malachi.  When Yaniv arrived at the village, he was struck by …

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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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