Supporting Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives



Friends of Yemin Orde

Your gift directly impacts thousands of at-risk immigrant youth who are Israel’s next generation of leaders.
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Yemin Orde Youth Village

The Village provides a safe haven, a school and a forever family to hundreds of at-risk immigrant youth from around the world.
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Village Way Educational Initiatives

An educational consortium with a methodology and vision to empower and train educators to transform the lives of Israel’s at-risk youth.
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#GivingTuesday Partnerships Make A Difference

 Thank you for your #GivingTuesday gift! With your help, we raised $25,000 which will help support important ongoing programs and …

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New Eco-Farm Program Helps Young Minds Grow

Yemin Orde’s Eco-Farm encourages young minds to grow and learn. Yemin Orde Youth Village’s innovative Eco-Farm has launched a pilot work-study …

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George Blank Elected New Board Chair

New Board Chair Announced Friends of Yemin Orde (FYO) announces that New Hope, PA resident, George Blank, will serve as …

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Graduate Success Stories


Yitzhak (Itzik) Dessie

Yitzhak (Itzik) Dessie, is the first Ethiopian-Israeli to receive a law degree. He is known throughout Israel for his leadership and achievements in the fields of civil and human rights.

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Wovite Worku

Wovite Worku

Wovite and her family walked across the deserts of Ethiopia and Sudan to reach Israel. She recently earned a Ph.D. in education and is the author of a children’s book about her journey.

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Miriam Ciesler

Miriam was born in Poland and arrived in Israel by herself when she was a teenager. While at Yemin Orde, Miriam excelled in her school studies and took an active role in her group activities.

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Discover Yemin Orde

Yemin Orde Youth Village provides a home, a school and a safe haven to at-risk immigrant youth in Israel. Fragile teens receive loving-care and emotional support by a team of dedicated staff and professionals so that they can thrive and become productive citizens of Israel.

Village Way Educational Initiatives expands the circle of care to thousands more children in Israel's youth villages, public high schools and residential therapeutic communities. Help support Israel's next generation of leaders.