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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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 ORT Evacuates Families to Western Ukraine

As attacks across Ukraine continue, ORT launched an ambitious mission to evacuate students, teachers, and their families from some of the worst-affected areas. Zaporizhzhia is less than 15 kilometers from the…

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Ukraine 2022: Back to School

For many children around the globe September means “Back to School” and in Ukraine this is still the case, even while facing challenges due to the ongoing conflict.

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ORT Ukraine Relief Campaign Report

World ORT launched its Ukraine Relief Campaign as soon as the conflict began on February 24, 2022, with relief efforts as its top priority. The goal was to ensure that all the beneficiaries of ORT schools and ORT-affiliated schools in Ukraine would receive adequate humanitarian and financial support.

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ORT Continues Collaboration With Pope Francis

Amelie Esquenazi, World ORT Networking Coordinator for Latin America, travelled to the Vatican to sign the agreement with Scholas President José María del Corral following an audience with the Pope.

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To Help its Immigrants, Israel Must Invest in Education

Thousands of young “olim” in the geographic and economic periphery are not able to succeed due to a system that is increasingly challenging.

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ORT Teacher Yearns for Return to Kyiv

After fleeing her home outside Kyiv shortly before it was destroyed by heavy shelling, an ORT teacher reflects on her family’s experiences as refugees and their hopes to return to Ukraine.

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Ukraine School’s 3D Printers Produce Medical Supplies

A group from ORT’s Chernivtsi Jewish School worked together to design and produce much-needed tourniquets for victims of attacks. Their improvised bandages have already been used by civilians suffering from heavy bleeding.

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ORT Programs in Greece Support Ukrainian Refugees

World ORT is extending its support for Ukrainians through a new program for refugee women and children. Our ongoing partnership with the Irida Women’s Center in Thessaloniki, Greece, will be…

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