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

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

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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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The Next Generation Rallies Support for ORT Educational Programs
8 June 2017

The ORT New York Next Gen contingent – professionals in their 20s and 30s who are active in Jewish philanthropy – proudly participated in the Celebrate Israel parade held June 4 on Fifth Avenue.  The sizeable group included young adults who visited Israel in March on the ORT Next Gen mission and others who want …

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A Shared Project Enlightens Teens in Israel
5 June 2017

Students from high schools in Jdeideh Maker and Kiryat Ata participated in the Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) program sponsored by World ORT Kadima Mada.  Jdeideh Maker is an Arab village in northern Israel with about 90% Muslims and 10% Christians, and Kiryat Ata is a Jewish city not far from Kiryat Yam.  In CPS, a fictional …

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A Competition Offers More than First Prize to Kfar Silver Students
15 May 2017

A group of five talented twelfth grade students from Kfar Silver youth village, part of the World ORT Kadima Mada educational network, won first prize March 15 at the national safes tournament, which challenges youth to use a principle of physics to crack open a safe. The same group had reason to be proud of …

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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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