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We mourn the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

October 17, 2019

On behalf of Friends of Yemin Orde, the youth and staff at Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives, we extend our deepest condolences to the family of Congressman Elijah Cummings. Congressman Cummings was a compassionate and dedicated friend to Israel, and understood the importance of quality education in creating opportunities and a […]

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Reflections from Chaim Peri

September 23, 2019

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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Co-Chairs Are Announced for Tikkun Ha’Lev Award Gala

September 20, 2019

Gala Co-Chairs are Anny Dobrejcer and Rabbi Michael Paley and Sarah and David Schwarz. Rabbi Paley and David Schwarz serve on the Friends of Yemin Orde Board of Directors. Friends of Yemin Orde’s national campaign chair, Robert Arogeti, is pleased to announce that Anny Dobrejcer and Rabbi Michael Paley and Sarah and David Schwarz will […]

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Village Way Network Launches on a High Note

September 18, 2019

The Los Angeles-based Village Way Network offered a lively and musical program, featuring Uri Dorchin, scholar and visiting UCLA professor, and Nachum Peterseil and members of his band, PLVNK (pronounced PLANK). Network guest speaker, Uri Dorchin, addressed 25 participants with a lively discussion about the rise of the Hip Hop generation in Israel, and how […]

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Educators Plan a New School Year the Village Way

September 18, 2019

Seven new youth villages and high schools have joined the Village Way Educational Initiatives, bringing us to a total of 55 educational communities. We are happy to welcome educators and youth in Ashdod from the Amit network. Educators at partner communities spent the summer months preparing new programs and lesson plans guided by Village Way […]

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A Message of Thanks from Shmuli

September 18, 2019

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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Yemin Orde's youth welcome Krupp family.

Krupp Family Dedicates New Children’s Home for Girls

September 16, 2019

Boston’s Krupp family dedicates new home at Yemin Orde Youth Village. Douglas Krupp, along with his mother, Bernice Krupp, and other family members and friends, recently gathered at Yemin Orde Youth Village in Israel to celebrate the opening of a new and fully modernized home for girls, which was built with the generosity of the […]

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A Wake-Up Call from Chaim Peri

July 10, 2019

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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Azeez Family Provides Leadership with Transformative Gift 

July 5, 2019

Friends of Yemin Orde receives extraordinary gift that allows for completion of funding needed to build two major capital projects at Yemin Orde Youth Village. We are pleased to announce that Friends of Yemin Orde has received a transformative gift of $1.5 million from longtime donors Kathy and Michael Azeez. This gift will allow for […]

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Graduation is a Milestone for Yemin Orde’s Youth

June 27, 2019

Energy and excitement marked this graduation ceremony for 96 high school seniors. Yemin Orde’s high school graduation ceremony, and the evening festivities that follow, reflect the energy and excitement of this important milestone in the lives of the Village’s 96 graduates, who are Israel’s next generation of promising young leaders. Hundreds of friends, family members […]

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