Tikkun Ha’Lev International Gala Raises $1.15M for Israel’s At-Risk Youth

May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chaim Peri receives Tikkun Ha’Lev Award for lifetime devotion to Israel’s at-risk youth. Guests from across the United States and Israel gathered on May 8, 2018, at the Mandarin Oriental New York, to honor Israeli visionary educator, Chaim Peri, with the Tikkun Ha’Lev Award for his lifetime devotion to Israel’s youth at risk.  Funds raised at […]

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Progress Reports Reflect Student Achievement, Personal Goals

February 9, 2018

Students receive progress reports on academic achievement, personal goals Students received awards for academic and personal achievement in the first half of the school year as well as their mid-year school progress report. “It is important to listen to the positive remarks you hear about your gifts, skills and talents. Take all of this in […]

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IsraElite Graduates Elevated to IDF Officers

February 9, 2018

IsraElite Graduates Are Congratulated by Israel’s President for Achievements Four graduates of  the IsraElite Leadership Program for Women’s (or women’s Mechina) were congratulated by Israel President Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin for their achievement in becoming officers in the Israel Defense Forces. President Rivlin “saluted” the women on his Facebook page, which is followed by nearly 250,000 […]

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Welcome to Yemin Orde’s New Grandparents

February 9, 2018

Yemin Orde’s volunteer grandparents now have 430 additional grandchildren. We wish a warm welcome to Sarah and Mordechai Prins who now serve as Yemin Orde’s resident“Savta” (Hebrew for grandmother) and “Saba” (Hebrew for grandfather). The Village’s volunteer “grandparents” provide  unconditional love, support and friendship to Yemin Orde’s at-risk youth, most of whom do not have […]

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Village Way Educators Light the Way for At-Risk Youth

January 4, 2018

Recently, educators from two Village Way Educational Initiatives  partner schools, located in Arab communities, gathered to network and share first-hand experiences in order to learn from each other. The schools involved in the workshop are Jisr a-Zarka and Mahat Acco School, both vocational schools. Jisr a-Zarka, a newcomer to the Village Way integration process, is located […]

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Welcome to Our New Board Members

January 3, 2018

Friends of Yemin Orde is pleased to welcome new and returning members to its volunteer Board of Directors and Board Observers. The new Board members were unanimously elected during Friends of Yemin Orde’s November 2017 biannual board meeting in New York City. They will serve a three-year term beginning on January 1, 2018. Board Observers […]

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An Organic Start-Up Grows at Yemin Orde’s Eco-Farm

January 3, 2018

The organic gardens at Yemin Orde’s Eco-Farm have yielded a full crop of vegetables and herbs for the highly-anticipated “Green Basket” program. Now, local families and staff members can purchase baskets of fresh organic vegetables grown in the greenhouses and gardens at the Village. The baskets will contain lettuce, spinach, chard and parsley, among other […]

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Graduates Day at Yemin Orde

Graduates Return for Annual Scholarship Ceremony

January 3, 2018

Yemin Orde’s annual Graduates Day ceremony is one of the most important events at the Village, when alumni return to receive academic scholarships for higher learning. Recently, 92 graduates returned to Yemin Orde for this ceremony. Prior to the program, graduates meet with current students to discuss their lives since leaving the Village and share thebenefit […]

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Canadian Leaves a Generous Legacy for Yemin Orde’s Youth

January 2, 2018

Canadian Doris Ekdahl z”l  lived a quiet and humble life devoted to helping others through her many volunteer efforts in her community and, ultimately, through her generous legacy to Yemin Orde’s at-risk youth. When Doris passed away in March 2016 at the age of 86, she stated in her will that she wanted to help Israel’s young […]

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Co-Chairs Announced for 2018 International Gala in NYC

November 16, 2017

Gala is set for Tuesday, May 8, 2018  at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. Chaim Peri will receive the Friends of Yemin Orde Tikkun Ha’Lev Award for decades of devotion to children at risk in Israel. Friends of Yemin Orde is pleased to announce that Jeffrey and Kimberly Taylor Hirschfeld will serve as Co-Chairs of […]

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Village Way Partner Launches Challenge Hike

October 24, 2017

Manof Youth Village, a Village Way Educational Initiatives (VWEI) graduate community, creates its own Challenge “Etgar” Hike. The challenge hike combines outdoor educational experiences with Tikkun Olam (social action) activities. A beach clean-up initiative was paired with the challenge hike giving at-risk youth the opportunity to connect to nature, push their physical and psychological limits, […]

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