1953

1953

Yemin Orde Youth Village is founded.

1979

1979

Chaim Peri comes to Yemin Orde Youth Village.

1995

1995

Shvut Am Institute is established at Yemin Orde. Institute addresses the identity conflicts of adolescent immigrants.

2000

2000

Chaim Peri goes to Tibet; meets with Dalai Lama.

2000

2000

Shimon Peres visits Yemin Orde Youth Village.

2005

2005

Chaim Peri lights the torch during opening ceremonies of Israel’s Independence Day.

2006

2006

Yemin Orde Educational Initiatives is founded.

2007

2007

Chaim Peri awarded Exemplary Educator Award by Israel’s Minister of Education.

2008

2008

Nobel Laureate Elle Wiesel visits Yemin Orde Youth Village. The Marion and Elie Wiesel Children’s House is dedicated.

2008

2008

YO robotics team participates and wins in international competition in Atlanta, Georgia.

2008

2008

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsome visits Yemin Orde.

2009

2009

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, visits Yemin Orde Youth Village.

2009

2009

Benny Fisher becomes new Director of Yemin Orde Youth Village.

2010

2010

Mt. Carmel fire.

2012

2012

U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro plants an olive tree at Yemin Orde Youth Village.

2013

2013

Chaim Peri receives honorary doctorate of Human Letters, Brandeis University.

2014

2014

Chaim Peri receives World of Children Alumni Award, New York City.

2014

2014

Yemin Orde graduate lights menorah, handcrafted by children at Village, at White House with President and Mrs. Barack Obama.