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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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Chaim Peri Reflects on his friend, Shimon Peres z”l

September 29, 2016

My dear Chaverim, Shalom. In these hours, when Israel pays its last tribute to Shimon Peres z”l, a man who had been part of our lives for as long as we can remember, my thoughts take me to Biblical Joshua, Moses’ successor, whose life embodied the values and aspirations of his master. Similarly, Shimon Peres […]

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Yemin Orde Remembers Shimon Peres z”l

September 28, 2016

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 […]

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Donor Issues Challenge Grant to Help Israel’s At-Risk Youth

August 28, 2016

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 […]

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Join Our VIP Trip to Israel

August 27, 2016

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 […]

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Order Jewish New Year Cards from Us!

August 11, 2016

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 […]

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Yemin Orde Welcomes Baltimore Teens

July 18, 2016

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 […]

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Yemin Orde Graduate Meets Israel’s Netanyahu

July 11, 2016

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, […]

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Yemin Orde Remembers Elie Wiesel

July 5, 2016

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 […]

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