Co-Chairs Announced for 2018 International Gala in NYC

November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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Yemin Orde Remembers Shimon Peres z”l

September 28, 2016

Shimon Peres supported the Village Way. Friends of Yemin Orde mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister and 9th President of the State of Israel. He is one of the last surviving members of the generation of leaders who founded the State of Israel in 1948. Shimon Peres was educated in one of […]

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Donor Issues Challenge Grant to Help Israel’s At-Risk Youth

August 28, 2016

Friends of Yemin Orde has received a two-year, $172,000 challenge grant to help Israel’s at-risk youth. The challenge grant is from a generous foundation that wishes to remain anonymous. It will match dollar for dollar, up to a maximum of $21,500 per donor, per year, all new and increased gifts to Friends of Yemin Orde. Funds raised […]

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Join Our VIP Trip to Israel

August 27, 2016

Join our VIP trip to Israel! Come along on a high impact VIP trip to Israel with access to top leaders, exclusive briefings, cultural and historical site tours and luxury accommodations. This short trip will be packed with exclusive opportunities for tours and meetings offered only to those in our group. The dates of the trip are Nov. 28 […]

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Order Jewish New Year Cards from Us!

August 11, 2016

Order Jewish New Years cards today! ORDER NOW » Send your family and friends greetings with meaning and order Yemin Orde Rosh Hashanah cards from Friends of Yemin Orde. Proceeds from the sale of our cards will directly  help the at-risk youth at Yemin Orde and throughout Israel. Each pack contains 12 cards and envelopes and […]

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Yemin Orde Welcomes Baltimore Teens

July 18, 2016

Building Bridges Between Baltimore and Yemin Orde Yemin Orde Youth Village welcomes Baltimore teens visiting Israel as participants of this year’s Elijah Cummings Youth Program (ECYP).  ECYP Fellows inspire their generation by gaining first-hand cross-cultural knowledge and skills.  Also, the program aims to break stereotypes, build friendships and strengthen the bonds between African-American teenagers and their Jewish counterparts in […]

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Yemin Orde Graduate Meets Israel’s Netanyahu

July 11, 2016

Yemin Orde graduate meets Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Ethiopia. Yemin Orde graduate, Tamrat Berhanu, recently met with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in Addis Ababa during an Israeli delegation’s groundbreaking visit to Ethiopia. Netanyahu is the first Israeli prime minister to visit Ethiopia. In the photo, left to right, are: U.S. philanthropist Mark Gelfand, […]

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Yemin Orde Remembers Elie Wiesel

July 5, 2016

Yemin Orde remembers Elie Wiesel, a great and inspiring friend to Israel’s youth. In 2008, Yemin Orde Youth Village hosted Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, at the dedication ceremony of the Marion and Elie Wiesel Children’s Home.  The home was made possible by the Jack and Elisa Klein Foundation, a supporting foundation of the […]

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Preparing for the Road Ahead

July 5, 2016

Yemin Orde’s gap year leadership programs for young immigrant men and women are the only such leadership programs geared specifically for at-risk immigrant youth. For the 67 graduates of the young men’s program (Mechina in Hebrew), family members got a taste of the kind of subjects taught in the program, which included Israeli geography, public […]

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Best Wishes to the 2016 Graduates of Yemin Orde

June 29, 2016

The 2016 graduates of Yemin Orde High School received their diplomas on Monday, June 20 in front of hundreds of family members, educators, friends and special guests. This year’s graduation theme, “Journeys of Enlightenment,” reflected the immigration experiences of the students, most of whom are first generation Israelis. There were 107 graduates this year, including 16 French-Jewish […]

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French-Jewish Teens See a Bright Future in Israel

June 24, 2016

Among the 107 graduates at Yemin Orde Youth Village’s high school are 16 French-Jewish teens  who fled to Israel following a dramatic rise in anti-Semitism and violence against Jews. Some of these youth lived in financially-challenged single parent households, and others had language, economic and educational difficulties when they arrived in Israel. Some of them arrived […]

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