Supporting Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives


Friends of Yemin Orde

Join us to honor Israeli visionary educator, Chaim Peri, for his lifetime of devotion to youth at risk in Israel.
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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 educators to transform the lives of
Israel’s at-risk youth.
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News Center

Co-Chairs Announced for 2018 International Gala in NYC

Gala is set for Tuesday, May 8, 2018  at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. Chaim Peri will receive the …

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Village Way Partner Launches Challenge Hike

Manof Youth Village, a Village Way Educational Initiatives (VWEI) graduate community, creates its own Challenge “Etgar” Hike. The challenge hike …

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B’nai Mitzvah Program Provides Platform to Help Israel’s Fragile Youth

B’nai Mitzvah program provides opportunities to help Israel’s fragile youth in meaningful ways. Two teens who live on opposite sides …

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Graduate Success Stories

Miriam Ciesler

Miriam Ciesler grew up in southern Poland and faced anti-Semitism as a teen. Yemin Orde provided her with a safe home and quality education.

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Erez Hakiki

Erez Hakiki arrived in Israel as a teen from Tehran, Iran with only a dream for a Jewish life in Israel. Today, he proudly serves as a Major in the IDF.

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Mkonet Gadamu

Mkonet Gadamu arrived in Israel in 2001 aboard the lifesaving airlift, Operation Solomon, which transported over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews to the Promised Land.

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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.