An Israeli Teen Takes Volunteering to a New Level

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Sagiv Assapov, 17, is a twelfth grader at Rabin high school in Kiryat Yam, part of the World ORT Kadima Mada educational network.  For the school’s volunteering segment established by the Israel Ministry of Education, Sagiv served as a paramedic for Magen David Adom, continuing to volunteer after he completed the requirement. “I’m not doing …

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Our Mission to Russia Brought ORT Programs Front and Center

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Travelers from the U.S. got a close look at what makes ORT exemplary in education “Since our founding in 1880, our mission has not wavered.  It was a joy to be in ORT schools where Judaism thrives and innovative education paves the way for independent, successful lives,” said Barbara Siegel, a member of the ORT …

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In Sympathy with ORT Supporters in Florida and ORT in Cuba

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Our wishes for the well-being of all those affected by Hurricane Irma We think of all those connected to ORT in Florida and Cuba, where the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma has been severe.  Battering forces of nature affected both coasts of Florida, where we have about thirty chapters of dedicated ORTists determined to make …

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Avi Ganon Assumes Role of World ORT Director General/CEO

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Avi Ganon, formerly national director of World ORT Kadima Mada in Israel, just began his new position as Director General/CEO of World ORT.  “Only through education attuned to the demands of the 21st century can we raise new generations with skills and confidence to thrive,” he said.

ORT Programs in Moscow Welcome Our Mission

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Our Group is Exploring Schools and Centers Where ORT Enriches the Lives of Thousands With expeditions to ORT day schools, vocational training centers and ORT KesherNet facilities, the full itinerary has our mission participants riveted. “It makes you proud to see the revival of Judaism, and know that you have played a role,” said Gail …

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