Mourning the Loss of a Beloved ORTist

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Bob Mazer, Claire Mazer We are saddened to inform you of the passing of our longtime beloved friend, colleague, and former board member of Women’s American ORT, Claire Mazer, on Monday, August 22, 2016. Claire joined Women’s America ORT in 1957, becoming a staunch advocate for our educational initiatives.  An active leader in the Lake …

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World ORT Kadima Mada Makes Great Strides in Israel

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From Education to Vocation: We Help People Help Themselves ORT America supports World ORT Kadima Mada (Science Journey) in Israel, established in 2007 to enhance science and technology education, thereby strengthening the fabric of the society. The Kadima Mada educational network in 200 schools and within 35 centers in public hospitals focuses on STEM instruction …

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In Israel, Practical Automotive Engineering Drives Students Into the Future

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  Oz is a student in Kadoorie Technological College, specializing in automotive systems. Passionate about cars and his program, he wants to learn the maximum. Oz speaks highly of the teachers and general manager of the college, Omer. “The instructors explain all the parts of a car so well, and the equipment enables great learning, …

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World ORT Advances Technology Training for Jews in Russia

Categories: Former Soviet Union, Homepage News
Students at the De Gunzburg School in St. Petersburg receive a lesson in robotics
High-tech Training Enhances the Jewish Community of St. Petersburg The ORT Vocational Training Center (VTC) in the St. Petersburg Jewish Community Center (YESOD) offers a wide range of innovative educational services to the city’s Jewish population of 100,000. With two computer labs and staff specialists in adult education, the mission of the VTC is to …

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