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.
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. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Village Way educational communities bid farewell to their graduates with joyous ceremonies for students, teachers, family and friends. Our diverse Village Way educational communities bid farewell to their graduates with enthusiastic ceremonies for students, teachers, family and friends. We were thrilled to see evidence of the Village Way methodology at these ceremonies, whether it was […]Read More
Shorashim, or Roots, is an annual research project for all 10th graders across Israel. For Yemin Orde’s at-risk youth, the Roots project is especially significant as it offers an opportunity to ask “Who Am I?”, to investigate and learn new details about family history, as well as a chance to take pride in their cultural […]Read More
Since 1998, Isabela and Shmil Kaufmann have managed Yemin Orde’s Brazil program, providing a meaningful educational experience for the 35 youth in their care. Congratulations to Yemin Orde educators, Shmil and Isabela Kaufmann, for receiving the Outstanding Educators Award from Israel’s Ministry of Education, Administration for Residential Settlement and Youth Villages. Since 1998, Isabela and […]Read More
Yemin Orde graduate, Roi Etenesh, is a role model with a bright and promising future in Israel. Yemin Orde graduate, Roi Etenesh, and Susan Weijel, Deputy Director, Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives recently completed a two-week tour of the United States. Roi shared his inspiring story of resilience after spending eight […]Read More
Yemin Orde’s debate program provides a platform for youth to sharpen public speaking and presentation skills, build confidence, and learn to develop arguments supported by facts. For the fifth year, Yemin Orde Youth Village organized a debate and public speaking program that provided a leadership building opportunity for at-risk youth to express themselves in a […]Read More
Friends of Yemin Orde’s 2019 VIP Israel trip explored the Village Way methodology to see, first-hand, how this innovative educational framework is changing the nature of education for at-risk youth in Israel. Friends of Yemin Orde organized a comprehensive VIP trip to Israel to introduce participants to Yemin Orde Youth Village and the Village Way […]Read More
Village Way Educational Initiatives Conference provides exciting opportunity for 750 partner educators to connect to each other and share experiences and best practices. Approximately 750 educators from Village Way partnering high schools, youth villages and other educational frameworks for youth at risk across Israel attended the 2019 Village Way Educational Initiatives Conference, held at Tel […]Read More