Graduation at Village Way Gap-Year Leadership Programs

Gap-Year leadership programs imbue marginalized young men and women from immigrant backgrounds with a sense of belonging and social responsibility. Congratulations to the recent graduates of the Village Way’s gap-year leadership programs (Mechina in Hebrew) for young immigrant men and women. Graduates will now serve in Israel’s military with opportunities to utilize new leadership and life […]

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Congratulations to Our 2018 Graduates!

117 Youth Graduate High School at Yemin Orde Youth Village in Israel. Special guest from New York, Susan Claster, delivers keynote address with meaningful message of courage and hope as graduates look ahead to productive lives in Israel. Friends of Yemin Orde congratulates the 2018 high school graduating class of Yemin Orde Youth Village. On […]

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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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