“ORT work in Germany, Austria and Italy has she the light of hope for a better future for the Jewish DP’s,” Jacob Oleiski, director of ORT schools in the United States zone of Germany, declared at a press conference at the Hotel MaAlpin here.
“Since the end of the war ORT trained about 35,000 students in the camps of Germany, Austria and Italy, of which over 9,000 were graduated as qualified workers and artisans in more than 60 different trades,” he reported. “At present these schools have an enrollment of more than 10,000 students of which approximately 6,000 will graduate by the end of 1948.”
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