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.
Shimon Peres supported the Village Way. Friends of Yemin Orde mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister and 9th President of the State of Israel. He is one of the last surviving members of the generation of leaders who founded the State of Israel in 1948. Shimon Peres was educated in one of […]Read More
Friends of Yemin Orde has received a two-year, $172,000 challenge grant to help Israel’s at-risk youth. The challenge grant is from a generous foundation that wishes to remain anonymous. It will match dollar for dollar, up to a maximum of $21,500 per donor, per year, all new and increased gifts to Friends of Yemin Orde. Funds raised […]Read More
Join our VIP trip to Israel! Come along on a high impact VIP trip to Israel with access to top leaders, exclusive briefings, cultural and historical site tours and luxury accommodations. This short trip will be packed with exclusive opportunities for tours and meetings offered only to those in our group. The dates of the trip are Nov. 28 […]Read More
Order Jewish New Years cards today! ORDER NOW » Send your family and friends greetings with meaning and order Yemin Orde Rosh Hashanah cards from Friends of Yemin Orde. Proceeds from the sale of our cards will directly help the at-risk youth at Yemin Orde and throughout Israel. Each pack contains 12 cards and envelopes and […]Read More
Building Bridges Between Baltimore and Yemin Orde Yemin Orde Youth Village welcomes Baltimore teens visiting Israel as participants of this year’s Elijah Cummings Youth Program (ECYP). ECYP Fellows inspire their generation by gaining first-hand cross-cultural knowledge and skills. Also, the program aims to break stereotypes, build friendships and strengthen the bonds between African-American teenagers and their Jewish counterparts in […]Read More
Yemin Orde graduate meets Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Ethiopia. Yemin Orde graduate, Tamrat Berhanu, recently met with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in Addis Ababa during an Israeli delegation’s groundbreaking visit to Ethiopia. Netanyahu is the first Israeli prime minister to visit Ethiopia. In the photo, left to right, are: U.S. philanthropist Mark Gelfand, […]Read More
Yemin Orde remembers Elie Wiesel, a great and inspiring friend to Israel’s youth. In 2008, Yemin Orde Youth Village hosted Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, at the dedication ceremony of the Marion and Elie Wiesel Children’s Home. The home was made possible by the Jack and Elisa Klein Foundation, a supporting foundation of the […]Read More
Yemin Orde’s gap year leadership programs for young immigrant men and women are the only such leadership programs geared specifically for at-risk immigrant youth. For the 67 graduates of the young men’s program (Mechina in Hebrew), family members got a taste of the kind of subjects taught in the program, which included Israeli geography, public […]Read More
The 2016 graduates of Yemin Orde High School received their diplomas on Monday, June 20 in front of hundreds of family members, educators, friends and special guests. This year’s graduation theme, “Journeys of Enlightenment,” reflected the immigration experiences of the students, most of whom are first generation Israelis. There were 107 graduates this year, including 16 French-Jewish […]Read More
Among the 107 graduates at Yemin Orde Youth Village’s high school are 16 French-Jewish teens who fled to Israel following a dramatic rise in anti-Semitism and violence against Jews. Some of these youth lived in financially-challenged single parent households, and others had language, economic and educational difficulties when they arrived in Israel. Some of them arrived […]Read More