Thanks to you, Proud to be Jewish in FSU

Categories: Former Soviet Union, Homepage News
MEET MARIELLA “At another school, it was not comfortable to be Jewish. I’m really happy I’m in this school – now I know who I am,” says Mariella, 12, a student in the Moscow ORT Technology School. In ORT Jewish day schools in the former Soviet Union, Jewish studies are a significant part of the curriculum.  …

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The ORT LEAD Seminar: Brightening the Horizons of Educators

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“Sixty people is a big team for me!” Jiulia Gengut, principal of the ORT school in Samara, Russia, manages forty teachers and twenty technical staff members. For her, the ORT LEAD seminar in London was indispensable. The seminar brings together teachers from different countries who share experiences, insight and solutions. LEAD (Leadership in Education, Administration, …

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Happy Hanukah!

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As we celebrate the miracle of the oil that lasted eight nights for the Maccabees, all of us at ORT are reminded of another miracle: the tremendous success of World ORT Kadima Mada in Israel, contributing to the accomplishments of the Jewish homeland in the 21st century through innovation, creativity, entrepreneurial know-how and the spirit of …

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In Moscow, an ORT Sixth Grader Takes Pride in His Jewish Heritage

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History and traditions are part of the Jewish studies curriculum Saveli is in sixth grade at the ORT Tekhiya School in Moscow, where the Jewish studies curriculum – particularly Jewish history and traditions – greatly appeals to him. This video showcases Saveli’s experience, which exemplifies the importance of ORT schools in the former Soviet Union. …

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A YOUniversity Physics Course Gives a Student an Edge in Learning

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This after-school program provides appealing ways for youth to increase their knowledge A ninth grader, Joshua, 14, is a resident of Ma’alot Tarshiha in the northern part of Israel near the border with Lebanon.  This is his second year participating in the YOUniversity after-school program in Nahariya, about eleven miles away. YOUniversity Centers of Excellence, …

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