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

February 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

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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Ethiopian Police Officers Forum meets at Yemin Orde

Ethiopian Police Officers Forum Gathers at Yemin Orde

July 29, 2020

Attendees discuss issues of identity, integration and belonging. Fifty members of the Ethiopian Israeli Police Officer’s Forum gathered at Yemin Orde Youth Village on July 1 to discuss issues of identity and inclusion in Israeli society. The program was facilitated by Village Way Educational Initiatives. Nearly half of those attended were Yemin Orde graduates, and […]

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Milestones Program teaches Village Way methodology to educators.

Milestones Course for Educational Leadership

July 29, 2020

Leadership program brings together educational leaders from diverse frameworks for Village Way training. Village Way Educational Initiatives celebrated the completion of the first cohort of the Village Way Milestones Course for Educational Leadership. The course provided 100 hours of professional development training, focusing on issues such as developing an educational vision, strategic thinking, and implementing […]

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Graduates from Geula High School

Achieving Dreams the Village Way

June 9, 2020

Village Way tools encourage educators at Geula High School to exercise creative thinking. Geula High School is a unique educational community located in the center of Tel Aviv. This school serves a very diverse population of students, including Jewish students from various backgrounds, Muslim and Christian Arab students, children of foreign workers, and also a […]

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Intergrated Tools youth receive laptops

Laptops for Learning

June 8, 2020

50 teens received new laptops as participants of Yemin Orde’s Integrated Tools program. Congratulations to the 50 10th and 11th graders who received new laptops for their participation in Yemin Orde’s Integrated Tools program. The laptops were distributed at the Celebrating Success Ceremony which marked the completion of the first year of the multi-year program. […]

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New Extra-Curricular Programs Boost Confidence

June 8, 2020

Yemin Orde offers extra-curricular activities and programs that boost self-confidence and provide creative outlets for expression. Thanks to the generosity of ImpactIsrael’s donors, Yemin Orde’s youth have access to excellent activities and programs that boost confidence, build leadership and help troubled teens thrive in a supportive environment. These extra-curricular opportunities include sports such as soccer, […]

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Challenge Grant Doubles Donations for At-Risk Youth

May 20, 2020

Generous grant will match new and increased gifts over the next two years. ImpactIsrael 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 incremental gifts to ImpactIsrael. Funds raised by […]

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Update: Coronavirus Crisis and our Village Way Family

May 7, 2020

Village Way leadership announces youth, educators will return to classes. Village Way leadership issued the following coronavirus crisis updates for Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives. For the time being, the situation at the Village and in our partner educational communities is dynamic, with youth returning to school and and staff and […]

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Independence day at Yemin Orde

Youth Remember and Rejoice

April 29, 2020

From a day of remembrance and mourning into a day of joy and celebration. Jewish and Israel education is integrated into the daily life of Yemin Orde Youth Village and experienced in a real, vibrant and meaningful way. While some youth are still quarantined and social distancing remains, everyone commemorated Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron) […]

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Eco-Farm Provides Living Classroom

April 21, 2020

Small groups of youth at Village continue to keep Eco-Farm humming along. Yemin Orde’s Eco-Farm has provided opportunity for new learning experiences for our youth who remain at the Village during the coronavirus crisis. Small groups of youth, now called “family units” gather at the Eco-Farm with informal educators and participate in team-building exercises and […]

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Remembering Alan Cornell z”l

April 20, 2020

It is with great sadness that we share that ImpactIsrael (formerly Friends of Yemin Orde) board member, Alan Cornell (Aharon ben Freidel and Itzhak), age 74, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 16, in his home in Boca Raton, Florida. Alan credited his parents’ legacy of surviving the Holocaust with shaping the way he lived […]

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