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Construction projects progressing at Yemin Orde

Construction Projects Progressing at Yemin Orde

March 4, 2021

New Auditorium and Cultural Arts Center and new staff homes keep to schedule. The construction of the new Auditorium and Cultural Arts Center and new staff homes at Yemin Orde Youth Village continues to advance during the pandemic and Israel’s lockdowns.  Health and safety guidelines are strictly enforced with no one from the Village coming […]

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Driving South for the Winter

March 4, 2021

ImpactIsrael’s Executive Director warms to the winter in Florida Karen Sallerson, Executive Director, ImpactIsrael, had the opportunity to head south and spend time in Florida to escape the cold weather during Covid-19. Karen even had the chance for some socially-distanced and masked visits with willing board members and supporters. Nadine was happy to see Karen […]

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Educators encourage students to return to school.

Keeping Students in School the Village Way

March 4, 2021

Village Way educators call absent students to offer encouragement, understanding. Truancy and low attendance in school is not uncommon for at-risk youth who live in chaotic and, often, dysfunctional home environments. At Village Way Educational Initiatives, facilitators are helping educators in partner communities reach out to their students in personal and meaningful ways in order […]

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ImpactIsrael Receives Charity Navigator’s Four Star Rating for Sixth Year in a Row

February 10, 2021

ImpactIsrael outperforms most other charities in America; Based on its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity. ImpactIsrael (formerly Friends of Yemin Orde) is pleased to announce that for the sixth year in a row it has received an exemplary Four Star Rating from Charity […]

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Israel in Lockdown: Village Way Communities Remain a Refuge

January 19, 2021

Village Way communities remain a safe haven during Israel’s third lockdown. Yemin Orde Youth Village and our Village Way partner communities remain a safe haven for at-risk youth despite Israel’s third national lockdown due to rising coronavirus cases. Education officials granted permission for youth villages and therapeutic residential communities to operate so their populations of […]

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Zooming in on Graduates Day

January 14, 2021

Graduates Day is one of the most important programs of the year. The annual Graduates Day program at Yemin Orde Youth Village is one of the most important events of the year. Alumni typically return to the Village and meet in groups with teens who are deeply influenced by the graduates and consider them as […]

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New Leadership at Yemin Orde Youth Village

January 14, 2021

A fond farewell to Shmuli Bing and a warm welcome to Boaz Schwartz! Our Yemin Orde community said farewell to Shmuli Bing who served as Director of Yemin Orde Youth Village since April, 2014. Prior to his position as Director, Shmuli served as principal of Yemin Orde High School for four years. We are pleased […]

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A New Adventure for Batya

January 14, 2021

Batya Shmueli, who is a much-loved community relations manager, will depart in February for Cape Town, South Africa, for a position with the Jewish Agency for Israel as liaison for the city’s 15,000-member Jewish community. Batya traveled often to the U.S. to meet with Yemin Orde donors and share her personal and inspiring journey from […]

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Village Way Youth Make an Impact to Stop Violence

January 13, 2021

Village Way Communities Stand Up to Stop Violence Against Women Rose Matzkin High School At Rose Matzkin High School in south Tel Aviv students prepared a moving photo exhibit which displayed in the Tel Aviv City Hall. Students in the school’s cosmetology and photography curriculum worked together to prepare photos for the exhibit. Invitations were […]

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Village Way Communities Round-Up

January 13, 2021

Village Way educators offer learning opportunities that reflect core elements of the Village Way. At Amit Ashdod High School, a Jewish religious technical high school in Israel, the school community has focused on Tikkun Olam activities. The school initiated an “adopt a senior” program where students delivered Shabbat challahs, food baskets, and other goods to […]

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