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World Ort Union.

Published by Geneva : ORT Union., 1960
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8vo. 163 Pages. Illustrated. SUBJECT (S) : ORT Union; Landbouw; Opleidingen; Internationale organisaties; Jodendom. OCLC lists 30 copies worldwide. "ORT (initials of Rus. Obshchestvo Rasprostraneniya Truda sredi Yevreyev , originally meaning "Society for Manual [and Agricultural] Work [among Jews], " and later from 1921 "Society for Spreading [Artisan and Agricultural] Work [among Jews]") [is an] organization for the promotion and development by vocational training of skilled trades and agriculture among Jews. It was initiated by a "private letter" sent out in April 1880 to the Jews of the towns of Russia, signed by S. S. Poliakov, Baron Horace Guenzberg, A. J. Zak, L. M. Rosenthal, and M. F. Friedland, concerning the permission granted by Czar Alexander II "to collect a fund for a philanthropic purpose." The Jewish population in all parts of the country was called upon to contribute to the fund which was intended "to support and develop the existing vocational schools for Jews, to help open new schools, to help the Jewish agricultural colonies, model farms, and agricultural schools. ""(EJ) Institutional stamps on endpages. Wraps and pages aged, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good condition. (ComHist-9-32A) ComHist2, JA. Bookseller Inventory # 29962

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Publisher: Geneva : ORT Union.

Publication Date: 1960

Binding: Paperback

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