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.
Village Way Youth Make an Impact to Stop Violence
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 Communities Round-Up
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
Making Lemonade at Yemin Orde
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
ImpactIsrael Learns the Technical Tango
By Karen Sallerson, Executive Director, ImpactIsrael As a U.S. nonprofit fundraising organization with an Israel-based mission, ImpactIsrael’s professional staff of seven works in separate offices on the East and West coasts. In pre-pandemic times, we relied on a telephone for conference calls – no video, screen-shares, beachy background scenes or special lighting needed. Who knew? […]Read More
City of Harish Follows the Village Way
Village Way model of inclusion, diversity and quality education for all perfectly suited for Harish education frameworks. Village Way Educational Initiatives (VWEI) has a unique opportunity to partner with the entire city of Harish and integrate its Village Way methodology to all levels of education and welfare in this new and fast-growing community At a […]Read More
Celebration Videos and News
Sharing our Village Way story through song, testimonials and storytelling. ImpactIsrael is pleased to announce it raised $100,000 in just one hour at its virtual Celebration of Gratitude and Hope, on Oct. 28, 2020. We raised a total of $680,000 for the event; our costs were seven percent of total revenue. Thank you to our […]Read More
Holiday celebrations look different this year. The Jewish holidays in the Fall are the first big occasions of the school year for youth, staff and educators to gather as one community. It is a time when our youth are asked to reflect on the past year and look toward their futures. It is a time […]Read More
Village Way Continues Expansion Despite Coronavirus
Five new educational communities have joined Village Way network. Over the past six months, the world has faced unforeseeable challenges. Despite nationwide lockdowns and quarantines, Village Way Educational Initiatives (VWEI) has added five new educational communities to its Village Way network for a three-year Village Way integration process. These new partners include four high schools […]Read More
Wishing you a safe and happy New Year
Rosh Hashanah Reflections by Chaim Peri Chaim Peri is Founder, Village Way Educational Initiatives, and Director-Emeritus, Yemin Orde Youth Village My dear friends, Shalom May we all be inscribed in the book of life: This year, the traditional wish and blessing bears extra weight and meaning. It was Rabbi Heschel who taught us to always […]Read More
Insider’s Briefing on Emerging Technologies in Israel
During turbulent times, innovation and creativity are critical to meet challenges head-on. Join ImpactIsrael for an exciting conversation between tech entrepreneurs, thought leaders, investors and bankers working on the future of mobility, product service delivery and hi-tech and discover how they are making a meaningful impact on Israel and beyond through these challenging times. Hear […]Read More