New Village Way Handbook on Sale in Israel

New handbook to serve as inspirational resource for educators We are proud to report that the new Village Way Handbook is now on sale in bookstores throughout Israel.  The handbook, titled “It Takes a Village”, is written by Dotan Levy, Director, Village Way Educational Institute. Special thanks to World of Children for helping to fund publication […]

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Construction Begins on New Children’s Homes

Construction underway for two upgraded and spacious homes. Building is underway for two new children’s homes at Yemin Orde Youth Village that will feature comfortable bedrooms and study environments – all important tools for school success.  The new homes will be ready for occupancy in Summer, 2019. Boston philanthropists, Douglas and Judith Krupp, provided a 1:1 […]

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Remembering our friend, vic gelb

vic gelb was a caring loving person and passionate leader This information was compiled from recent obituaries that appeared on the Jewish Federation of Cleveland website and the Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper.  With deep sadness, Friends of Yemin Orde reports the passing of beloved longtime friend, vic gelb. He was 91. vic served for 14 years […]

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IsraElite and Yemin Orde Graduates Honored for Leadership in IDF

A proud and inspiring day for graduates of IsraElite and Yemin Orde Youth Village! Congratulations to IsraElite graduate, Yetaesh Ayalo, and to Yemin Orde graduate, Raphael Barrer Larrat, who both received an Outstanding Soldier Award in the Israel Defense Forces during Israel’s Independence Day ceremonies in Jerusalem. This special ceremony takes place each year for […]

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Important Message from Chaim Peri

Dear Friends – Chaverim Yekarim, Shalom: It’s the drama around us this Pesach that brings me to write you today. It seems like our core ideals are being challenged, and our voice must be heard. As you know, Yemin Orde was there from the beginning, reaching out to young asylum seekers over a decade ago. […]

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South Florida Welcomes Visitors from Yemin Orde

Many thanks to everyone in South Florida who introduced Yemin Orde to their community and hosted programs for our special guests from Israel: Susan Weijel, Deputy Director, Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives, and Nofar Getanech Desta, Yemin Orde graduate and attorney in Haifa. A warm South Florida welcome Susan and Nofar […]

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New Auditorium and Cultural Center for Yemin Orde

British philanthropists pledge $4.5 million for new Auditorium. Manny and Brigitta Davidson, philanthropists from the United Kingdom, have offered an exciting challenge grant opportunity to Friends of Yemin Orde that will provide funding for the largest transformative  building project ever assumed at Yemin Orde Youth Village. The Manny and Brigitta Davidson Auditorium and Cultural Center […]

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A Village Way Success Story

Yemin Orde graduate, Mevorach Avraham, is the  Deputy Chief of the Netanya, Israel police force. Netanya has become one of the major and most populous cities in Israel, with a high percentage of new immigrants, especially from Ethiopia, the Former Soviet Union and France. Since assuming his position about 18 months ago, Mevorach Avraham (photo, […]

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California Gives Yemin Orde a Warm Welcome

Bringing the Village Way to California.  Yemin Orde’s Batya Shmueli and graduate Sheyla Berkovich traveled throughout California on a 10-day tour that included discussions with synagogue groups, Jewish federations, organizations and individuals about Yemin Orde and the expansion of the Village Way educational methodology throughout Israel. Batya serves as the Village’s Resource Director and Community […]

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