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us: World ORT Union


  • [formed in 1921]

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  • Variants

    • us: ORT
    • us: Union ORT
    • us: Organization for Rehabilitation and Training
    • us: Organization for Rehabilitation through Training
    • us: ORT Union
    • us: Union mondiale ORT
    • us: Society for Spreading Work Among Jews
    • us: Obschestvo Rasprostraneniya Truda sredi Yevreyev
    • us: Organización Mundial O.R.T.
    • us: Organización Mundial ORT
    • us: Gezelshafṭ tsu farshpreyṭn melokhed un erd-arbeṭ tsṿishn Yidn, Ṿarsheṿer opṭeylung
    • us: Towarzystwo Szerzenia Pracy Zawodowej i Rolnej wśród Żydów
    • us: אורט
    • us: ארט
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  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Univ. Wash. for Women's American ORT. Greater Seattle Area Council. Records, 1951-1981 (ORT; celebrated centennial in 1980)
    • found: Encycl. Judaica, c1981 (ORT: initials of Rus. Obschestvo Rasprostraneniya Truda sredi Yevreyev, originally meaning "Society for Manual [and Agricultural] Work [among Jews]; later--from 1921--"Society for Spreading [Artisan and Agricultural] Work among Jews"; initiated by private letter 1880; at first functioned in Russia only; in 1921 ORT estab. in Berlin as int'l organ. with name World ORT Union)
    • found: Tapuach, S. Peʻiluyot "Orṭ" be-Polin ha-ʻamamit, 1981: p. 4 of cover (ORT [in rom.])
    • found: Vocero, 25 de jul. de 1986: p. 2 (Organización Mundial O.R.T.)
    • found: Barikhṭ farn yor ... 1930: t.p. (Orṭ, Gezelshafṭ tsu farshpreyṭn melokhed un erd-arbeṭ tsṿishn Yidn) Pol. t.p. (ORT, Towarzystwo Szerzenia Pracy Zawodowej i Rolnej wśród Żydów)
    • found: NUCMC data from Judah L. Magnes Museum for Tilden Chapter records, 1964-1975 (The Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (ORT) was founded in 1880; supports vocational training installations in various foreign countries that teach modern trades and help Jews become economically self-sufficient)
    • notfound: LC data base, 2-5-88 (hdg.: Obshchestvo remeslennogo i zemledelʹcheskogo truda sredi evreev (Soviet Union))
  • General Notes

    • [formed in 1921]
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-01-19: new
    • 2008-09-10: revised
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