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Israeli Scouts Partner with Village Way Educational Institute

February 1, 2017

Israel’s popular Israeli Scouts Movement (Tzofim in Hebrew) recently hosted a national conference inspired by the Village Way Educational Institute’s work on issues of cultural diversity and identity. The Institute’s program, called “Multifaceted Israeli Culture”, provides resources and training to professionals working in diverse cultural environments, such as the Israeli scouts. Tzofim is the largest youth […]

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IsraElite Women’s Leadership Program Receives Grant

February 1, 2017

The Women’s Amutot Initiative of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has awarded Yemin Orde’s IsraElite Young Women’s Leadership Program (mechina in Hebrew) a $7,000 grant to support its increased enrollment as well as leadership programs and other activities to educate and empower women from the margins of Israeli society. Today, IsraElite has 35 participants and is the only […]

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Welcome New Members of Our Board of Directors

February 1, 2017

Friends of Yemin Orde (FYO) is pleased to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors. The new members were unanimously elected to their volunteer posts during FYO’s November 2016 biannual board meeting in New York City. The new Board Members are: Allen Applbaum (New York City); Mimi Bengio (Boca Raton, FL); Seth Rosenzeig […]

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Running Team Prepares for Marathons

January 31, 2017

Yemin Orde Youth Village’s running team is one of the more popular activities where nearly 100 boys and girls train together to participate in running events throughout Israel. On February 24, the team will participate in the Tel Aviv Marathon, a multi-course event allowing all levels of runners to join. Yemin Orde’s running team is a […]

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George Blank Elected New Board Chair

January 16, 2017

New Board Chair Announced Friends of Yemin Orde (FYO) announces that New Hope, PA resident, George Blank, will serve as its new Chairman of the Board, effective January 1, 2017. Blank was unanimously elected at the organization’s biannual Board of Directors meeting in New York City on Nov. 15, 2016. Blank recently served as FYO’s […]

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Helping Others to Heal through Social Justice

December 25, 2016

Tikkun Olam – social justice, helping others – is an important learning element at Yemin Orde’s gap year leadership program for immigrant young men (mechina in Hebrew). Participants engage in weekly community service projects which, in turn, leads to greater compassion for those in need as well as provides a boost to their self-esteem and […]

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Village Way Spirit of Success

November 16, 2016

Programs that reflect the Village Way spirit The learning and planning process of the Village Way integration in partner communities creates programs that reflect the spirit of the Village Way methodology.  We are proud to announce that Village Way Educational Initiatives is now partnering with five new educational communities for the 2016-2017 school year, bringing […]

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Chaim Peri and Yemin Orde Graduates Tour the U.S.

November 11, 2016

Touring the U.S. with Yemin Orde graduates and stories of success Chaim Peri, Founder, Village Way Educational Initiatives and two Yemin Orde graduates, Israela Tadela and Itzik Dessie, recently toured the U.S. with exciting news and information about Yemin Orde and the Village Way expansion throughout Israel. Chaim spent a week traveling throughout California. He […]

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#GivingTuesday Partnerships Make A Difference

October 21, 2016

 Thank you for your #GivingTuesday gift! With your help, we raised $25,000 which will help support important ongoing programs and extra-curricular activities for our at-risk teens at Yemin Orde Youth Village. What your #GivingTuesday gift will provide: • Board games for the Village’s youth. • Supplies for the photography club. • Microphones for the choir, […]

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New Eco-Farm Program Helps Young Minds Grow

October 21, 2016

Yemin Orde’s Eco-Farm encourages young minds to grow and learn. Yemin Orde Youth Village’s innovative Eco-Farm has launched a pilot work-study scholarship project, in which a teen can partner with professional staff in operating the farm. Each participating youngster chooses an area of concentration at the Eco-Farm, such as the goat herd, the beehives, or the greenhouses […]

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