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Lives impacted

+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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A Statement from the ORT America National President
18 August 2017

ORT America condemns the racism and white supremacist views of those who marched with torches in Charlottesville this past weekend. Their vile ideology, words and provocative actions have no place in American society and our land of diversity. There is no moral equivalence, and we share the concern of our fellow citizens troubled by this …

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Mastering Computer Basics Results in a Closer Family
17 August 2017

Victor Novomeiskiy, age 71, began at the Lawson ORT Yekaterinburg vocational training center two years ago, mastering basic computer skills and learning how to navigate the internet. Victor loves jazz music and when he discovered the ease of accessing it online, he bought a laptop and infused his life with jazz.  Last year Victor took …

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World ORT Kadima Mada Schools Recognized for Excellence
17 August 2017

The 2017 top high schools in Israel were chosen by the Ministry of Education and three schools within the educational network of World ORT Kadima Mada have been awarded this distinction. The high schools at Hodayot and Kfar Hassidim youth villages, and the Levinson high school in Kiryat Yam were each recognized in the top three categories of excellence. …

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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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