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- Our award-winning monthly enewsletter in printable downloadable PDF format.
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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
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
In the fall of 2015, Village Way Educational Initiatives launched its Trailblazer’s course for emerging leaders in partnering educational communities in order to set new paths for learning. The “Trailblazers” recently completed their one-year program and will now set a new course in education in their own communities. The course is organized in cooperation with Tel […]Read More
Yemin Orde Youth Village is currently home to 115 French-Jewish youth, many of North African descent, whose families moved to Israel from Paris, Bordeaux, Marseilles, Nice, and Toulouse. For the past two years, the French teens have organized French Day at the Village, sharing their culture, food, music and more with their new friends from other […]Read More
The benefits of learning how to speak publicly in Yemin Orde’ s Debate Club help its at-risk teens gain self-confidence, sharpen critical thinking skills, strengthen academic skills, and develop the important ability to communicate clearly in a public forum. The Village’s debate club works hard throughout the year to develop and improve these skills and to present […]Read More
Passover links the miracle of a great exodus in our Jewish history with the promises of freedom and a productive life for the Village’s youth today. The story of Yemin Orde, for me, is the story of Zionism and the Jewish people. The Passover story provides opportunity to link our personal narratives with the collective history […]Read More
The Yemin Orde Youth Choir ended its two-week concert tour of select U.S. cities on a high note. The 12-member choir traveled to select U.S. cities to build awareness and understanding for the challenges faced by at-risk youth throughout Israel. The choir, which consists of 11 teenagers and one graduate of Yemin Orde, performed in […]Read More