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Run (or walk) for ORT

Posted on Saturday 25th March 2017

The Community Fun Run is back, bigger and better than ever. On 11 June 2017, join ORT UK and 70 other charities for a day of fun, exercise and community spirit. There is a challenge for all levels, whether you would like to walk or run 1K, 5K or 10K, this is one event you do not want to miss.

Smarter robotics students to face tougher challenges

Posted on Thursday 23rd March 2017

Robotics students are getting smarter, so organisers of the international Nadav Shoham Robotraffic competition have put them on notice – next year’s contest is going to be more difficult!

Teams representing schools in the World ORT network once again dominated the winners’ table even as the competition, which is hosted by the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, attracts a wider range of teams.

Thank You for your Support

Posted on Thursday 15th December 2016

As 2016 comes to an end I would like to thank you for your support.  Recognising the many demands on the philanthropy and tzedakah of those in our community the words of Olga Troupp, Principal of the ORT school in Kazan, Russia remind us of the importance of our work,

“By supporting our kids you are supporting the Jewish future. You are supporting the Jewish future not only in Russia but the entire world.”

Israel can count on World ORT Kadima Mada to improve maths education

Posted on Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Israel has taken another step towards its goal of increasing the number of high school students graduating with top level maths and science thanks to a new mentoring programme run by World ORT Kadima Mada in partnership with Google, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Education.
 
The meet@5 programme is a turning point in the revolution underway in the field of STEM education, Education Minister Naftali Bennett said at the launch.
Israel’s Minister for Education, Naftali Bennett. “For me, the project is a dream come true,” said Mr Bennet

Launching the Bar and Bat Mitzvah Twinning Project

Posted on Tuesday 15th November 2016

This academic year has seen the launch of ORT UK’s first Bar and Bat Mitzvah Twinning Project; twinning UK children with their Lithuanian counterparts for a year-long journey of discovery and learning. 13 children from Muswell Hill Synagogue (6 boys and 7 girls) have been twinned with students from the ORT Sholom Aleichem Gymnasium School in Vilnius. 

Annual Dinner 2016

Posted on Tuesday 8th November 2016

On 7 November 2016, 260 of our donors and supporters enjoyed a beautiful, entertaining and enlightening evening at the Jumeirah Carlton Towers for ORT UK’s Annual Dinner. The event was in honour of Dr. Jean de Gunzburg, outgoing President of World ORT and descendant of ORT’s founder Baron Horace de Gunzburg in 1880.

ORT UK's Ladies Fashion Show with Jessimara

Posted on Monday 10th October 2016

This October, ORT UK hosted a Ladies Fashion Show with London’s leading independent womenswear boutique Jessimara. The sold-out event raised over £21,000 where more than 200 guests were treated to a fun-filled evening of comedy and a stunning catwalk of glamour and high fashion with designer clothes, shoes and accessories courtesy of Jessimara, Larizia and Lola Rose.

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