Welcome to our News section. Here you will find links to:
- Our award-winning monthly enewsletter in printable downloadable PDF format.
- A Press Center with news articles and press releases about Yemin Orde from media sources around the globe.
- Access to a photo library of images of our youth, the Village and partner educational communities. You can also request high resolution images for reproduction purposes.
- Access to our video library.
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
At Yemin Orde Youth Village, youth and staff unite to celebrate the Ethiopian festival of Sigd. The Sigd holiday is an ancient festival of the Ethiopian Jewish community which is celebrated 50 days following Yom Kippur. The community marks the renewal of the covenant between the Jewish people, God and Torah. The government of Israel […]Read More
Israel’s Ministry of Education cites Yemin Orde’s high school for top 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 […]Read More
Challenge Hike Puts New Skills to the Test Yemin Orde Youth Village’s annual Challenge (Etgar) Hike for 12th graders proved to be the ultimate challenge in putting new team-building and leadership skills to the test. High school seniors use outdoor survival skills learned throughout the years to trek 100 kilometers from Mt. Arbel, near Lake […]Read More
Village Way’s gap-year leadership program for women, called IsraElite, cited for outstanding volunteer efforts. Village Way’s gap-year leadership program for young women, called IsraElite, received the 2018 Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Efforts. The award honored IsraElite participants for their dedication and volunteer efforts in the Migdal HaEmek community, the northern Israeli town where the program […]Read More
Educators at Village Way schools encourage at-risk students to believe in themselves in order to achieve their dreams. By Karen Sallerson Karen Sallerson is the Executive Director of Friends of Yemin Orde. She recently returned to Israel to visit Yemin Orde Youth Village, tour Village Way partner educational communities and meet the dedicated educators who […]Read More
In honor of his upcoming bar mitzvah, Eli Germain, 13, is raising funds to support the recreational sports programs at Yemin Orde Youth Village. Eli and his family visited Israel and Yemin Orde in 2016 to commemorate his older sister’s bat mitzvah. Even as a 10 year-old, Eli said he was moved by the experience […]Read More
Miftan Tamra High School, a vocational “last-chance” high school in the Arab city of Tamra, proves parent involvement results in greater student success. Miftan Tamra High School is a Village Way Educational Initiatives (VWEI) partner community with high rates of students leaving school before they graduate. Recently, this “last-chance” school developed a number of activities […]Read More
Grant will match new and increased gifts over the next two years Friends of Yemin Orde has received a two-year $172,000 challenge grant from a private foundation that wishes to remain anonymous. The grant will match dollar for dollar, up to a maximum of $21,500 per donor, per year, all new and increased gifts to Friends […]Read More