A College Scholarship with a Double Benefit

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Thanks to contributions from generous donors, we advance life-transforming educational programs that improve the lives of over 300,000 people worldwide, and targeted major gifts enable us to offer maximum educational value to those who need it most. One type of gift with a direct personal benefit is a scholarship fund for students, such as the …

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We Mourn the Passing of Robert L. “Bob” Sill

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With deep sadness we inform you of the passing of Robert L. “Bob” Sill, a founding member of the Cleveland Chapter of American ORT, who went on to serve as National President of American ORT and Chairman of the Board of the World ORT governing body. Mr. Sill died Sunday, June 17, after a long …

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An ORT Teacher is Crowned Teacher of the Year in Moscow

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An ORT informatics and technology teacher has just won the Teacher of the Year Moscow 2018 competition.  Ignat Andreyevich, who teaches ninth grade at Moscow ORT Technology School, received this distinction based on the results of the third stage of the city-wide contest, surpassing an initial 11,000 contenders, of whom 29 advanced after the first …

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At the de Gunzburg School, Art Adds a Valuable Dimension

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In ORT day schools in Russia, the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) focus is only one aspect of the curriculum. To ensure young people get a multi-dimensional education and exposure to a variety of disciplines, ORT schools also provide quality instruction in Jewish studies and other subjects, including art. Vyacheslav Zhytomyrskiy is the art …

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An ORT South Africa Initiative Expands Training in Information Technology

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After becoming accredited by Cisco to run its IT Essentials course, ORT South Africa established the IT Bridging program to bring 21st century computer knowledge to young people. Consisting of the Cisco course, instruction in Microsoft Office and coding, the program is a comprehensive overview of basic technology required for an entry-level IT position.  Eighteen …

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ORT America Just Received a 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

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ORT America has just earned the highest rating possible, four stars, by Charity Navigator, the prestigious guide to charities in the U.S.  This is an increase from two stars two years ago, and shows ORT America’s commitment to its donors to build on its financial wellbeing.  This coveted distinction also attests to the ORT demonstration …

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ORT Welcomes a School in Colombia to Its Global Network

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Colegio Colombo Hebreo in Bogotá has just been added to the ORT global network as an affiliated school. The new ORT affiliation will benefit the school from academic and pedagogical perspectives and enhance its prestige in the local community. Founded in 1968, Colegio Columbo Hebreo is celebrating its 70th anniversary.  It has 250 students enrolled …

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