Teens New to Israel Flourish in Kfar Silver Youth Village

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Ron Basin is a Hebrew teacher in Kfar Silver youth village, owned and managed by World ORT Kadima Mada. His ninth grade students are recent immigrants to Israel – olim chadashim – who have twenty hours of Hebrew language immersion per week. Ron has been teaching at Kfar Silver for five years and discusses how …

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The Legacy That You Are Carrying Forward

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A visionary is someone who “thinks about or plans for the future with imagination or wisdom.” This is the perfect way to describe past and current leaders of ORT, and generous donors like you, who have joined us to give others the life-changing gift of education. Throughout the year, we are sharing stories of ORT’s …

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ORT Students in Russia Celebrate Israel and Do Good Deeds

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Students from two ORT schools in Russia just had two occasions to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel and the importance of doing good deeds. The student body of the ORT de Gunzburg School came out in full force for the recent St. Petersburg Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) community festival, #IsraelOpen, …

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Join Us as We Celebrate International ORT Day April 25

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For the first time, the ORT network will unite for an international celebration honoring its past, celebrating its future and bringing together ORT students and teachers around the world. The main goal of the day is to build awareness of ORT history and its role in the world today. Students will uncover their local ORT …

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Three ORT Educators Receive Coveted Cisco Award

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An important aspect of the ORT educational network in Russia is its focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction. With an economy driven by technological advances and the information technology sector in Russia rapidly accelerating its development, ORT programs and courses provide students with relevant skills and an edge for the competitive employment …

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A Hodayot Graduate Receives a Commendation from the IDF

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The ethos of World ORT Kadima Mada (WOKM) includes a commitment to strengthening the future of Israel by educating the next generation, and imparting Jewish values of care and compassion for others in its educational programs.  These aspects can be seen in the inspiring story of an alumnus of Hodayot youth village who is serving …

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ORT Student Teams Place in Top Three at Robotraffic Competition

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Students from nine ORT schools participated in Israel The ORT emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning was evident March 22, when 52 students ages 11-17 from nine ORT schools in Russia, Ukraine, Argentina, Mexico and Israel participated in the annual Robotraffic event at Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), where several ORT teams placed …

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