World ORT


World ORT is one of the largest non-governmental education and training organisations in the world, with past and present activities in over 100 countries. A non-profit, non-politcal organisation, ORT’s objective is to meet the educational and voational requirements of diverse students throughout the world. Founded in St. Petersburg in 1880, ORT was formed to assist needy Jews living in Tsarist Russia. Today, ORT is one of the largest global, non-profit organisations in the world, meeting the education and training needs of contemporary societies around the world.In Israel, the ORT network comprises some 140 different educational institutions throughout the country and its students represent the full spectrum of diversity of Israeli society today: secular and religious sabres, new immigrants from the CIS and Baltic States, Ethiopia and other countries, and Druze and Arabs. click here