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To work for the advancement of Jewish and other people through training and education. To provide communities wherever they are, with the skills and knowledge necessary to cope with the complexities and uncertainties of their environment.
Gina Harmatz Award
The World ORT Gina Harmatz Award for Social Responsibilityis an annual recurring award given to students in the ORT network who have distinguished themselves in their conduct towards their fellow human beings. Those who have demonstrated neighbourly love, who have behaved with dignity and decency – all of which reflect Gina Harmatz’s character.The award will recognize excellence for projects that have made an outstanding contribution to Tikkun Olam – our shared responsibility to heal, repair and transform the world.This could be through helping the needy, volunteering, a commitment to fostering the values of compassion and dignity and generally contributing morally to the good of humanity.