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Ecology Summer School Returns to Panama Rainforests

The group of 27 Spanish-speaking students representing ORT network schools in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico Panama, Peru, Spain (Barcelona and Madrid) and Venezuela were invited, following a rigorous selection process, to experience a new way of studying the natural world.

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“This School Brought Me to Where I am Today”

ORT Argentina alumni trace current career success and Jewish identity to their high school years (Pictured right) Federico Kamelhar, ORT Argentina alumnus. Through the decades, ORT schools and programs worldwide…

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Ukraine: One Year On, What Happened, and What Happens Next?

As war planes darted across the night sky above Kyiv in the early hours of February 24, 2022, ORT Ukraine’s students, teachers and professional staff knew their world had changed.…

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How Pluralism Combats Antisemitism

What I witnessed was pluralism in action in which multiple communities came together to create meaningful connections across difference.

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ORT Launches Educational Program for Ethiopian Jewry

World ORT Kadima Mada (WOKM) organization is launching a new initiative to help young Ethiopian Jews.

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ORT Leaders Meet in Mexico

The three-day conference, hosted at Colegio Olamí ORT in Mexico City, was led by World ORT Director General and CEO Dan Green and brought together educational leaders from our schools and institutions across Latin America.

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Global Citizenship: Recognizing the Challenges of our Times

World ORT’s flagship Kfar Silver Youth Village is an example of Global Citizenship in action and was a perfect location for the four-day gathering.

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ORT America Welcomes New Board Members

ORT America announced the following six new members have joined the National Board at the 2022 Annual Meeting, held on November 20th in New York City.

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Gala Marks 100-Year Anniversary of ORT in America

ORT America marked its 100-year milestone with a celebratory Gala, on November 20 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. With nearly 150 in attendance, more than $600,000 was raised for transformative education in Israel, Ukraine, and more than 30 other countries.

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