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.
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Village Way Communities Stand Up to Stop Violence Against Women Rose Matzkin High School At Rose Matzkin High School in south Tel Aviv students prepared a moving photo exhibit which displayed in the Tel Aviv City Hall. Students in the school’s cosmetology and photography curriculum worked together to prepare photos for the exhibit. Invitations were […]Read More
Village Way educators offer learning opportunities that reflect core elements of the Village Way. At Amit Ashdod High School, a Jewish religious technical high school in Israel, the school community has focused on Tikkun Olam activities. The school initiated an “adopt a senior” program where students delivered Shabbat challahs, food baskets, and other goods to […]Read More
Living and Learning through a Pandemic The coronavirus presented significant challenges to Israel’s youth villages, schools and other educational communities. At Yemin Orde Youth Village, management and staff spent the summer preparing for an unprecedented school year ahead. As the fall approached, the health and safety of youth remained a top priority in addition to […]Read More