Mastering Computer Basics Results in a Closer Family

Victor Novomeiskiy, age 71, began at the Lawson ORT Yekaterinburg vocational training center two years ago, mastering basic computer skills and learning how to navigate the internet. Victor loves jazz music and when he discovered the ease of accessing it online, he bought a laptop and infused his life with jazz.  Last year Victor took …

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World ORT Kadima Mada Schools Recognized for Excellence

The 2017 top high schools in Israel were chosen by the Ministry of Education and three schools within the educational network of World ORT Kadima Mada have been awarded this distinction. The high schools at Hodayot and Kfar Hassidim youth villages, and the Levinson high school in Kiryat Yam were each recognized in the top three categories of excellence. …

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An ORT Course Attracts Students to Israel’s Industrial Sector

Three hundred disadvantaged male teens attend Yeshiva Abir Yaakov religious high school in Nahariya, part of the World ORT Kadima Mada (Science Journey) educational network. Many of the students are new immigrants, including Bnai Menashe – Jews from the far north of India who trace their roots to the Lost Tribes of Israel – and …

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A Kfar Silver Student Perseveres Despite Hardship

Yaniv
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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An ORT Student in Samara Gives Back to Her Community

Bella Nayda is a tenth grader at the ORT Gesher School #42 in Samara, Russia. “I’m fond of Hebrew, the history of the Jewish people and Jewish culture. My school gives me the spirit and understanding of my Jewish background, and I’m involved in youth projects in the local Jewish community,” Bella relates. She is …

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Two ORT Institutions Are Closing

Colleges in Chicago and New York leave a legacy of achievement in training thousands Amid changes in the educational landscape, a chapter of ORT history in the United States is drawing to a close after decades of fulfilling ORT’s mission of supporting life-changing education. Of the independent affiliated ORT schools in the United States, Bramson …

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