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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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B’nai Mitzvah Program Provides Platform to Help Israel’s Fragile Youth

October 24, 2017

B’nai Mitzvah program provides opportunities to help Israel’s fragile youth in meaningful ways. Two teens who live on opposite sides of the United States recently completed B’nai Mitzvah “tzedakah” projects that raised funds for Yemin Orde Youth Village, learned about the fulfillment of helping others, and made lasting connections to the Village and to Israel. […]

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New Soccer Field Opens at Yemin Orde

October 20, 2017

The Henry and Marcel Blank soccer field complex is dedicated to the memory of two Jewish athletes who perished in WWII. Yemin Orde dedicated its new soccer field complex on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, to the memory of two Jewish athletes and avid soccer players who played on the Maccabia team of Rzeszow, Poland and […]

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A Legacy of Hope for Israel’s Youth At Risk

October 20, 2017

A Legacy of Hope and Leadership Jerome “Jerry” Gottesman z”l, a property developer and philanthropist who provided a legacy of hope through his kindness and helped to expand access to Jewish education for youth in the U.S. and in Israel, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at the age of 87. He was in […]

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#GivingTuesday Campaign to Help Yemin Orde Graduates

October 20, 2017

#GivingTuesday campaign to raise funds for graduate scholarships The global-giving campaign, #GivingTuesday, is set for Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Friends of Yemin Orde  will participate in this one-day fundraising effort with a campaign to raise $36,000 for scholarships for its graduates. Funds raised will support academic scholarships and emergency financial assistance for graduates of Yemin […]

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Summertime and the Village is Busy with Visitors

August 2, 2017

Summertime brings visitors to Yemin Orde Youth Village. Yemin Orde Youth Village remains open 24/7, 365 days/year to provide a loving home and safe environment for youth who have no other family or close friends in Israel. Throughout the summer months, many people visit the Village when they are in Israel on vacation with family […]

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