Ort Training Program is Extended to Non-jews in Italy Under Agreement with I.r.o.

Displaced persons of all nationalities and denominations residing in I.R.O. Italian Mission installations will be eligible for training in ORT centers, it was announced today by George Backer, president of American ORT Federation.

“The extension of the activities of ORT, which has, for the past 69 years, provided Jewish refugees with invaluable opportunities for vocational training, an important step forward in the work of an organization which was established for the purpose of training Jews,” Mr. Backer said, “I.R.O., an agency of the United Nations has found the ORT training centers so effective and capably administered that it has requested ORT’s cooperation in all countries where DP’s reside.”

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