A Shared Project Enlightens Teens in Israel

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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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Going Green: A Moscow ORT School Heightens Awareness

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ORT brings ecology to education – see more on our mission.  The concept of separating rubbish for collection according to the properties of the trash is being taught to about 400 students in 8th-11th grades in the Moscow ORT Technology School Gymnasia # 1540. This is a joint project with the non-governmental organization Centre of …

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Profiles from the ORT Global Educational Network

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An ORT de Gunzburg Student Treasures Her Jewish Studies Lubov, a tenth grader, has attended the ORT de Gunzburg School in St. Petersburg for two years.  The school was recommended to her parents because of its high level of instruction in foreign languages and information technology, and also because it is a Jewish school.  “It …

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Israel Inspires Next Gen Mission Participants to Promote ORT

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A meaningful eye-opening week in Israel was the reality for sixteen young adults selected to participate in the ORT Next Gen mission that just wrapped up.  Coming from across the U.S., the participants were nominated by local ORT leadership because of their interest in ORT and willingness to engage others in support of the ORT …

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Hodayot Students Inspired to Persevere

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Teens Commemorate Fallen Israeli Hero Last month, twenty 11th and 12th graders from Hodayot youth village and students from other schools participated in the 22nd annual Nature and Orienteering Day in the Ben-Shemen forest in the Judean plain, held in memory of Lt. Yoav Harshoshanim, who was killed in Lebanon by Hezbollah terrorists in 1994.  …

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