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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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A Michigan Student to Attend ORT Anières Elite Academy in Israel
24 July 2017

A teenager from West Bloomfield, Michigan, Josh Pearlman, was accepted at the ORT Anières Elite Academy in Israel as one of 30 students from abroad, and will begin there in September.  Josh, who turns 14 in August, attended local public and Hebrew schools and is very keen on math, science and computer pursuits and excels …

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A Kfar Silver Student Perseveres Despite Hardship
24 July 2017

Our new video showcases the best of ORT in Israel Yaniv is a teen resident of Kfar Silver youth village, part of the World ORT Kadima Mada educational network.  He tells the poignant story of his experience in this moving new video, which also highlights the high level of care and education in the village. …

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ORT in the Former Soviet Union Surpasses Other Educational Formats
24 July 2017

Syuzanna Khachatryan has a dual role as an informatics and technology teacher and manager for regional development at the Kiev ORT school NVK # 141 and she highlights the advantages of an ORT education. “ORT helps provide new educational programs and courses and involves the best teachers in the region,” she says, explaining that in …

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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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