Challenge Hike Builds Confidence, Puts Outdoor Skills to the Test

High school seniors at Yemin Orde and in Village Way partner schools participate in rigorous challenge hikes designed to build and strengthen confidence, friendships and leadership skills. At Yemin Orde Youth Village, high school seniors recently returned from a multi-day outdoor learning experience that provided opportunities for putting team-building and leadership skills to the test. […]

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Reflections from Chaim Peri

Elul 5779, September 2019 Shalom Shalom my friends, Post-elections here, and pre-Rosh HaShana, give me an “excuse” to write you. With the world changing so rapidly, the simple sense of friendship and connectedness becomes essentially important. Yesterday – the day after our second national elections of 2019 – I was scheduled to meet the faculty […]

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A Message of Thanks from Shmuli

Greetings from Shmuli Bing, Director, Yemin Orde Youth Village. Another year has started at Yemin Orde Youth Village, with 440 youth, including six from the Bnei Menashe population in northern India.  Each one of our youth represents an entire world, full of hopes, dreams and fears. Our youth come from various and complex backgrounds; some […]

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A Wake-Up Call from Chaim Peri

Dear friends, Shalom, “A gun which appears in the first act must go off in the third…” (Chekhov). We are now experiencing the unfortunate “third act” in the Ethiopian-Jewish saga, facing a dramatic eruption of pain and frustration. Solomon Tekah, An Ethiopian-Israeli youth, was shot and killed by a policeman, bringing thousands to the streets. […]

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