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Village Way Survey Indicates Positive Results for Graduates

August 10, 2017

Village Way Educational Initiatives recently completed a comprehensive survey of graduates from partner educational communities that have completed the three-year Village Way Integration Process. Twelve graduate communities participated in this process with an impressive 89 percent response rate for this survey. The results indicate positive  general impressions of Village Way community graduates: The majority of […]

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New Entrance Mural Receives Finishing Touches

August 2, 2017

Finishing Touches to New Entrance Mural The colorful mural that graces the new entrance to the Village is now complete! The mural’s final wall was installed signifying the finish of the year-long project. The colorful mosaic and hand-painted mural represents significant landmarks in the Village. Yemin Orde’s teens and youth volunteers all pitched in throughout […]

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Summertime and the Village is Busy with Visitors

August 2, 2017

Summertime brings visitors to Yemin Orde Youth Village. Yemin Orde Youth Village remains open 24/7, 365 days/year to provide a loving home and safe environment for youth who have no other family or close friends in Israel. Throughout the summer months, many people visit the Village when they are in Israel on vacation with family […]

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Integrated Tools Project Builds Valuable Technology Skills

August 1, 2017

Technology provides key to de-coding the future Computer coding and cyber-security are technology skills in high demand in the Israeli army as well as Israel’s booming start-up technology industry. The new Integrated Tools (IT) project at Yemin Orde Youth Village aims to give at-risk teens the opportunity to learn and excel in these greatly marketable technology […]

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Join Us in Israel for a VIP Travel Experience

July 7, 2017

Calling all West Coast residents! This trip to Israel is for YOU! Friends of Yemin Orde has put together an exciting trip for those who have already visited Israel and are looking to return for a travel experience that is unique and inspiring. Contact Lianne@yeminorde.org to register. Click here for detailed itinerary. As we traverse the […]

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A Sacred Gift in Memory of a Child

June 28, 2017

Yemin Orde Youth Village received the sacred gift of a new  Sefer Torah that was donated to the Village by the family of a young girl who was murdered by terrorists in 2003. The dedication of a new Sefer Torah is typically celebrated in a synagogue with great joy.  Indeed, this gift brought much celebration […]

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An Important Letter of Unity from Chaim Peri

June 28, 2017

Very dear friends and partners, Shalom In the face of the recent ruling in Israel, which excludes the Reform and Conservative movements, I feel that our basic values are under attack, and find it imperative to connect with you and share our angle. Whatever else must happen to the Jewish People?! Which painful, historic lesson […]

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Congratulations to 2017 Graduates of Yemin Orde!

June 28, 2017

The 2017 graduates of Yemin Orde High School received their diplomas on June 20 in front of hundreds of family members, educators, friends and special guests. This year’s class of 120 graduates proudly strolled across the amphitheater’s stage to receive diplomas and heartfelt hugs and applause. Galit Leibovitch, Principal, Yemin Orde High School, praised the […]

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Gap-Year Leadership Programs Open Doors for Success

June 26, 2017

Yemin Orde’s gap-year leadership programs for immigrant youth (called mechina in Hebrew) hosted two inspiring graduation programs. At the men’s mechina, 55 graduates discussed new leadership skills and knowledge learned as they prepared to serve in Israel’s military.  At IsraElite, the women’s leadership program, 29 graduates proudly shared stories of their training experiences which included […]

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Music Recital Rocks the Village

June 14, 2017

An energetic year-end music recital showcased the talents of students at Yemin Orde Youth Village who participated in voice-development and music lessons. The vibe was electric, and not just because the snug performance space at the top of Beit Joie, which houses the Village’s art and music studios, was filled with drums, electric guitars and […]

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