ORT America at 100 100 Years of Impact Stories

National “ORT Day” Sweeps Across Country with a Multitude of Events

It would seem impossible, on the basis of the magnificent performance in recent years, to imagine that ORT Day would grow to new, spectacular heights. Yet, ORT Day 1959, in early March surpassed all previous records in public attention, newspaper coverage, and organizational activities.


Presidential Letter

A letter dated September 16, 1993 from President Bill Clinton sends greetings to the 32nd Biennial National Convention of Women’s American ORT. In the letter he writes: “I applaud your efforts to support those with the courage to take responsibility for their lives by developing their skills and increasing their knowledge.”