Starting high school can be daunting for any student, but for Marina, a 14-year-old student from Kyiv who now finds herself in Brooklyn, it has been an unexpected challenge.
Israel is actively evacuating members of Ukrainian Jewish communities, including many children — some who are traveling alone. Once in Israel, the Israeli government and other relief organizations are resettling the newcomers and providing social services.
With much love, students from CIM-ORT in Mexico have prepared a message of unity for our ORT family in Ukraine and in Russia.
Svetlana Klimina, the Principal at ORT Lyceum B. Z. Herzl school in Kishinev and her colleagues have opened their doors and hearts to those who have fled Ukraine for bordering countries.
The war in Ukraine shows little signs of stopping and our ORT staff on the ground are coping as best they can in very stressful and hostile conditions.
ORT students in Kyiv established an Instagram page where students in Ukraine will be sharing their stories and photos of their life during the war.
ORT America has launched an emergency campaign to raise funds for immediate humanitarian needs including food, water, medical supplies, and transportation for potential evacuation and relocation.
World ORT has learned with dismay and great concern about the escalation overnight of the security situation in Ukraine.