World ORT, 140 years young, looks to the future

Federation partner World ORT, the global education network driven by Jewish values and founded in 1880, is looking trim, youthful and vigorous. This impression is personified by its energetic director-general and CEO, Avi Ganon, 47, who was appointed to the position in September 2017, after heading World ORT’s operations in Russia and most recently, in Israel. Reflecting the organization’s new approach, Ganon led a rebranding of World ORT’s long-time motto “Educating for Life” to the more positive “Impact through Education.” Read more.