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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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Integrated Tools Project Builds Valuable Technology Skills

August 1, 2017

Technology provides key to de-coding the future Computer coding and cyber-security are technology skills in high demand in the Israeli army as well as Israel’s booming start-up technology industry. The new Integrated Tools (IT) project at Yemin Orde Youth Village aims to give at-risk teens the opportunity to learn and excel in these greatly marketable technology […]

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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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