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One Good Deed Illuminates the World

February 13, 2019

Yemin Orde ninth graders learned about inclusion and the importance of helping to build a better world. Ninth graders from Yemin Orde Youth Village attended a three-day symposium in Jerusalem that focused on the challenges facing people with disabilities, and how best to help others in need. In total, 2,100 youth from all around Israel […]

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Experience the Magic of Yemin Orde Youth Village

February 12, 2019

On your next trip to Israel, plan a visit to Yemin Orde and experience the magic of our Village. Join us for an unforgettable experience at Yemin Orde Youth Village. Located on Mt. Carmel, south of Haifa and up the hill from Ein Hod artists’ colony, Yemin Orde is a remarkable educational community where at-risk […]

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Village Way Methodology Impacts Israel’s Military

February 11, 2019

For young adults in Israel, the period of mandatory military service is a pivotal time in their lives. Serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) can be an empowering experience for most young Israelis. Israel’s military services can offer opportunities to learn new skills, meet a diverse group of new friends and, hopefully, set a […]

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Striving for Excellence in School and Community

February 8, 2019

Yemin Orde Youth Village’s Ceremony for Excellence awards students for achievement in academics, personal growth and active participation in school programs and Village-wide events. Students received certificates of excellence for volunteering, extra-curricular activities, class attendance and participation, having a personal positive attitude as well as a positive outlook on life, and active involvement in activities […]

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Intercommunity Forum Meetings Offer Insight, Networking Opportunities for Israel’s Educators

February 1, 2019

Intercommunity Forum Meetings inspire educators into action. The Village Way Educational Institute provides opportunities for Israel’s educators to meet each other for a day of focused learning and discussion on a specific topic. These gatherings are called Intercommunity Forum Meetings because they bring together educators from across a broad spectrum of partner educational communities. The […]

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Schoolwide soccer tournament is great success at VWEI partner school.

Village Way Helps Youth Score in Soccer – and in Life

January 21, 2019

High school for at-risk youth in Arab community of Jisr a-Zarqa hosts first school-wide soccer tournament. Great teamwork and fun proved to be the winning combination at Jisr a-Zarqa Atid Technology High School, a Village Way Educational Initiatives partner school, located in the Arab community of Jisr a-Zarqa. The school recently organized its first school-wide […]

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Welcome to Our New Board Members

January 21, 2019

Friends of Yemin Orde welcomes four new members to its Board of Directors.

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Genna’s Bat Mitzvah Project

January 10, 2019

Please help me raise funds for Yemin Orde’s therapeutic arts programs. For my bat mitzvah tzedekah (charity) project, I am raising money for Yemin Orde Youth Village in Israel to help support its extracurricular therapeutic arts programs, such as ceramics, dance, music, photography and more. Yemin Orde Youth Village, located south of Haifa, is home, […]

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My Bat Mitzvah Project at Yemin Orde Youth Village

December 30, 2018

Yemin Orde Youth Village, located south of Haifa, is home, school and safe haven to 430 at-risk and immigrant youth, ages 14-19, who are first generation Israelis, or their parents are first generation Israelis, from from Ethiopia, the Former Soviet Union, France, and Brazil. The Village’s youth arrive at Yemin Orde from the lowest end […]

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A Successful 2018 #GivingTuesday Campaign

November 30, 2018

Thanks to our community of generous donors, we raised $42,000 for our 2018 #GivingTuesday campaign. We are pleased to announce that Friends of Yemin Orde’s 2018 #GivingTuesday campaign greatly surpassed its goal and raised $42,000 for therapeutic arts programs at Yemin Orde Youth Village.  We are especially grateful to an anonymous donor who matched all […]

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