Yemin Orde High School Receives Top Rating in Israel

August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
students in Yemin Orde classroom

Israel’s Ministry of Education cites Yemin Orde’s high school for social, ethical and academic achievements of its youth. Evaluation measured against all 1,664 high schools in Israel. Friends of Yemin Orde is proud to announce that Yemin Orde High School, located inside Yemin Orde Youth Village, has clinched a top spot on a ranking of outstanding […]

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Village Way Survey Indicates Positive Results for Graduates

July 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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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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New Entrance Mural Receives Finishing Touches

July 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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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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Camping and Hiking the Village Way

May 24, 2017

A group of students from Adivi Ashkelon Ort Technology High School recently returned from a two-day camping and hiking trip. The school is a partner educational community of Village Way Educational Initiatives (VWEI). The “Israeli Journey,” modeled after Yemin Orde’s annual Challenge (Etgar) Hike, tests the students physical and emotional endurance, strengthens connections to other students […]

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Debate Club Provides Platform for Storytelling

May 24, 2017

In Yemin Orde’s third annual Debate Championship, 11 participants explored a range of social and deeply personal issues—from the importance of actively caring for the environment to how agriculture and technology contribute to Israel. One emotional speech discussed the distress of his parents’ divorce and another student spoke about the adversity of being an orphan. […]

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