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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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Preparing for the Road Ahead

July 5, 2016

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 […]

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Best Wishes to the 2016 Graduates of Yemin Orde

June 29, 2016

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 […]

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French-Jewish Teens See a Bright Future in Israel

June 24, 2016

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 […]

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Village Way Partner Communities Host Graduate Celebrations

June 18, 2016

Village Way partner communities recently hosted special graduation celebrations at  high schools and other educational communities across Israel.  These 26 communities are part of the Village Way Educational Initiatives framework, which is designed to empower educators in Israel with resources and training to better help their at-risk students learn and become productive citizens of Israel. Students’ talents and achievements were highlighted […]

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ImpactIsrael Recognized for Fiscal Management

June 3, 2016

ImpactIsrael has received an exemplary Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator for exemplary fiscal management for the 11th year. Only a quarter of rated charities achieve this distinction. Charity Navigator is the top independent charity evaluator in the United States. This distinction indicates that ImpactIsrael outperforms most other charities in the U.S. for sound fiscal management […]

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