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From Hitler’s rise to power in 1933 until the liberation in 1945, music played an integral role in daily life under Nazism. On this website, you can learn about diverse composers and musicians, including those who supported the Nazis and those who became their victims. Visit our music page for a wide range of sound recordings of music and songs, or explore musical life in ghettos and camps across Europe using our interactive map.
Updated: May. 03, 2017
World ORT is holding a one day seminar on May 1, 2013 in London, sponsored by the Naomi Foundation, for primary Jewish school teachers. Through a diverse program of guest presenters and practical workshops, teachers will be introduced to tools and skills that will help them to become more confident in using ICT in all aspects of their work.
Updated: Dec. 31, 2012
A recently held four day Naomi Prawer Kadar International Seminar for Digital Technology in Jewish Education attracted 25 Jewish Studies teachers to CIM-ORT, Mexico’s first World ORT-affiliated school. The seminar brought experts Eitan Steinfeld and Benyamin Yogev from Israel to lead teachers from CIM-ORT, and other Jewish schools in Mexico City, El Salvador and Ecuador in an exploration of how the Teaching for Understanding framework can be used to teach Jewish festivals and commemorations creatively.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2012
Yesterday, students at World ORT- affiliated schools near the Gaza Strip took part in a national drill on how to continue their education when their schools are closed due to an emergency, such as an earthquake. Today, they’re doing it for real after a morning in which the ground shook with the impact of dozens of rockets fired by Hamas.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2012
As Israelis swelter through the summer vacation, a small band of devoted educationalists is putting the finishing touches to a new website that will help teachers at the country’s World ORT-affiliated schools to collaborate on boosting their classroom performance. Due to be up and running in time for the new school year, the website is a simple and attractive on-line platform for sharing lessons that have been prepared for Smart classes, 1,000 of which World ORT is installing in schools throughout Israel’s oulying northern and southern regions.
Updated: Jul. 31, 2012
The latest Naomi Prawer Kadar International Seminar for Digital Technology in Jewish Education brought 30 South African teachers up to date with skills and resources which they can use to make Jewish Studies relevant and engaging for their students.
Updated: Jul. 12, 2012
This week saw the inauguration of the Sha’ar HaNegev High School's new 14,000 square-metre campus, just a few seconds rocket flight from Gaza, which includes two buildings provided by World ORT and its partners at the ICA Foundation and Ministry of Education with the support of British ORT, ORT Zurich and private World ORT donors in the UK and Canada: the academically oriented EMQ Science and Technology Center and a mechanics center for vocational training.
Updated: Jul. 04, 2012
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has provided emergency funding of $400,000 to assist World ORT’s network of 17 schools in the FSU region cope with students’ basic needs in the face of continued underfunding of the Heftsiba system. The money is earmarked for essential needs, such as school buses and hot lunches – critical services for schools serving Jewish communities scattered across large urban sprawls and teaching a curriculum that demands long days – and security.
Updated: Apr. 01, 2012
Between January 9-13, 2012, World ORT held its thirteenth Wingate Seminar at ORT House, London. There it brought together the teachers responsible for introducing and developing the technology provided to their schools in Israel through World ORT's Kadima Mada programme for their first overseas group training event. The 25 Innovation Leaders from Israel were joined by 12 teachers from the USA, Mexico, Argentina, Ukraine, Russia and South Africa for an intensive five days of lectures, workshops and outings designed not to provide answers but to broaden horizons.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2012
World ORT has held the inaugural Naomi Prawer Kadar International Seminar for Digital Technology in Jewish Education in Moscow. Nearly 30 Hebrew teachers from Belarus, Bulgaria, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine and Estonia were brought together for the four-day Seminar at Moscow ORT Technology School. They were joined by guest speakers Professor Igor Zyskin, of the Maimonides Academy in Moscow, and Dr Arye Olman of the Levinsky College of Education in Tel Aviv.
Updated: Dec. 29, 2011