Welcome to our News center. Here you will find links to:
- Our award-winning monthly enewsletter in printable downloadable PDF format.
- A Press Center with news articles and press releases about Yemin Orde from media sources around the globe.
- Access to a photo library of images of our youth, the Village and partner educational communities. You can also request high resolution images for reproduction purposes.
- Access to our video library.
IsraElite Honors Families of Fallen Soldiers
IsraElite Remembers Fallen Soldiers The memorial stations included a photo of the fallen soldier, a memorial candle, an Israeli flag, and a bouquet of roses. The volunteers remained at their stations throughout the day and watched the city’s virtual memorial ceremony together with the families. According to an article in Yediot HaGalil, an Israeli web-based […]Read More
Starting Strong on Etgar Hike
“It takes a village.” That well-known African proverb conveys the sense that an entire community is involved in nurturing its children. The expression has resonated for countless years among many cultures, and it is a central tenet of the Yemin Orde Youth Village, located on top of Mount Carmel in the north of Israel. For […]Read More
Construction Projects Progressing at Yemin Orde
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 […]Read More
Driving South for the Winter
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 […]Read More
Keeping Students in School the Village Way
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 […]Read More
ImpactIsrael Receives Charity Navigator’s Four Star Rating for Sixth Year in a Row
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 […]Read More
Israel in Lockdown: Village Way Communities Remain a Refuge
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 […]Read More
Zooming in on Graduates Day
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 […]Read More
New Leadership at Yemin Orde Youth Village
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 […]Read More
A New Adventure for Batya
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 […]Read More