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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Announcing Our New Video: Highlights from Our Mission to Russia in 2017

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Our ORT America group spent an action-packed week in Russia in September, experiencing ORT schools in Moscow and St. Petersburg and discovering how the ORT STEM* curriculum paired with Jewish studies provides a substantive, well-rounded approach to education for thousands.  This new video highlights aspects of the mission and underscores that the best way to …

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Giving Today Helps Further ORT Programs Tomorrow

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Thousands profit from ORT, thanks to donations “In my physics course at YOUniversity, I learned about gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy. You will not see a teacher at school doing these demonstrations; I learn things in an experiential way at YOUniversity.” Yakir Oren, 14, is in his fourth year at the World ORT Kadima …

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ORT Youth Make the Most of Their Artistic Ability

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ORT empowers young people to tap into their potential Maria Eliza, who is passionate about art, is a sixth grader at Tekhiya ORT School in Moscow.  “Before sending me to Tekhiya ORT School, my parents visited many schools, but we felt at home here.  We have intelligent teachers, good security, beautiful walls and state-of-the-art technology,” …

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