Building Community the Village Way

Village Way works with education and social leaders in Beitar Illit to create successful programs for challenging environments. In an unprecedented partnership with the ultra orthodox city of Beitar Illit, Village Way Educational Initiatives (VWEI) is working with education and social welfare leaders to help them transform the lives of the area’s high population of […]

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Purim is a Time to Give and to Giggle

Teens from Yemin Orde and Village Way partner communities volunteer to share Purim fun with youngsters, seniors. Purim is a festive Jewish holiday that commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination by the brave young queen, Esther. Acts of charity are also part of Purim’s traditions and, at […]

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Check Mate at Village Chess Tournament

New chess champions at Yemin Orde Youth Village. Yemin Orde Youth Village’s 2019 chess champions were announced after a competitive tournament that spanned over a two-week period. The tournament was organized by Yemin Orde’s volunteer Grandpa (Saba), an informal educator and a 10th grade student and was open to all interested players. The chess tournament […]

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One Good Deed Illuminates the World

Yemin Orde ninth graders learned about inclusion and the importance of helping to build a better world. Ninth graders from Yemin Orde Youth Village attended a three-day symposium in Jerusalem that focused on the challenges facing people with disabilities, and how best to help others in need. In total, 2,100 youth from all around Israel […]

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Striving for Excellence in School and Community

Yemin Orde Youth Village‚Äôs Ceremony for Excellence awards students for achievement in academics, personal growth and active participation in school programs and Village-wide events. Students received certificates of excellence for volunteering, extra-curricular activities, class attendance and participation, having a personal positive attitude as well as a positive outlook on life, and active involvement in activities […]

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Intercommunity Forum Meetings Offer Insight, Networking Opportunities for Israel’s Educators

Intercommunity Forum Meetings inspire educators into action. The Village Way Educational Institute provides opportunities for Israel’s educators to meet each other for a day of focused learning and discussion on a specific topic. These gatherings are called Intercommunity Forum Meetings because they bring together educators from across a broad spectrum of partner educational communities. The […]

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