Welcome to our News section. Here you will find links to:
- Our award-winning monthly enewsletter in printable downloadable PDF format.
- A Press Center with news articles and press releases about Yemin Orde from media sources around the globe.
- Access to a photo library of images of our youth, the Village and partner educational communities. You can also request high resolution images for reproduction purposes.
- Access to our video library.
Friends of Yemin Orde was recently awarded $2 million in a successful challenge match to build new homes for a total of 50 children at Yemin Orde Youth Village. The challenge, granted by Boston philanthropists, Douglas and Judith Krupp, provided a 1:1 match up to a $1 million to build the two new homes at the […]Read More
By Karen Sallerson, Executive Director, Friends of Yemin Orde Recently, I had the privilege of attending my 7th AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. It was great running into so many people from my past and present work from around the country who are active in the pro-Israel community. At the breakout session on […]Read More
Thank you and mazel tov to 12-year-old Talia Jacobsohn who raised more than $3,000 for her B’nai Mitzvah tzedekah project to help support Yemin Orde’s art therapy program. Talia, who is in the seventh grade at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD, is an avid artist. She focuses her work on two-dimensional […]Read More
Yemin Orde’s annual Challenge (Etgar) Hike tests 12th graders outdoor survival skills with a four-day, 100 kilometer trek from Mount Meron to the Village. Mount Meron, located in northern Israel, has special significance in Jewish religious tradition and is a beautiful nature reserve. For our youth, the challenge hike reinforces their connection to the Land of […]Read More
The festive Jewish holiday of Purim was celebrated at Yemin Orde and in our partner educational communities in Israel. Youth donned homemade costumes, participated in readings of the Megillah-the Biblical story of Queen Esther and how she saved the Jews of Persia- and delivered Purim treat baskets to staff members and others. At Kedma, a […]Read More
South Florida provided a warm welcome to representatives of Yemin Orde who recently toured the region to introduce the Village Way to new friends. Batya Shmueli, who serves as Resource Development and Community Relations Manager at Yemin Orde, and Sandro Golis, a graduate of Yemin Orde, discussed their personal journeys to Israel and how the Village impacted […]Read More
Yemin Orde’s youth recently received their mid-year progress report for the first half of the school year. Educators sat with each child and gave positive feedback and suggestions for areas of improvement. There was also opportunity for teachers to discuss future goals for the upcoming semester with each student. This video gives you a glimpse […]Read More
Friends of Yemin Orde is pleased to announce that Henry Schein, Inc. has joined supplier partner Takara Belmont to donate more than $50,000 in dental equipment to Yemin Orde Youth Village. Henry Schein is a worldwide distributor of medical, dental and veterinary supplies including vaccines, pharmaceuticals, financial services and equipment. The donation is an initiative […]Read More
For nearly 70 years, Janet and Jake Farber have shared a passion for Israel. Their generosity, leadership and dedication have helped to build a strong and cohesive Jewish community in Los Angeles and a secure State of Israel for today and generations to come. The Farbers have been generous supporters of Friends of Yemin Orde […]Read More
Israel’s popular Israeli Scouts Movement (Tzofim in Hebrew) recently hosted a national conference inspired by the Village Way Educational Institute’s work on issues of cultural diversity and identity. The Institute’s program, called “Multifaceted Israeli Culture”, provides resources and training to professionals working in diverse cultural environments, such as the Israeli scouts. Tzofim is the largest youth […]Read More