Welcome to our News section. 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.
Atlanta Jewish and business community leader, Robert Arogeti, to serve as first Board Chair under the new name of ImpactIsrael We are pleased to announce that Robert Arogeti has assumed the role of Board Chair of ImpactIsrael, effective January 1, 2020. Arogeti was unanimously elected at ImpactIsrael’s biennial Board of Directors meeting on Nov. 19, […]Read More
Israel President Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin sends a personal letter of encouragement to Yemin Orde’s youth. A letter from Israel President Rivlin hangs proudly in the dining room of Yemin Orde Youth Village for all to see. The letter provides insight on Pres. Rivlin’s views on “what it means to be an Israeli,” and reflects his […]Read More
Village Way concept of “Earth” creates a warm, home-like environment for at-risk students at Naamat Ein Mahal High School in northern Israel. When Naamat Ein Mahal High School, an Arab high school in the north of Israel, moved to a new school building this year, its educators embraced the Village Way concept of “Earth” to create […]Read More
Transformational capital projects completed thanks to generous donors; new staff homes and refurbished classrooms enhance living and learning the Village Way. New Children’s Homes Two new children’s homes opened in time for the start of the 2019-2020 school year, providing improved living quarters for up to 50 youth. The two homes share a common wall. […]Read More
Thank you to everyone who supported our Gala and our biggest fundraising event of the year. Our Tikkun Ha’Lev Award Gala was a tremendous success as we raised $925,000 for the programs and activities at Yemin Orde Youth Village and Village Way Educational Initiatives’s 55 partner educational communities throughout Israel. We are overwhelmed by the […]Read More
Village Way communities plan special festivities in observance of Sigd Ethiopian holiday. Sigd is an Ethiopian Jewish holiday celebrated on the 29th of Cheshvan, exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur. Since 2006, it is recognized as a national holiday for all Israels. Each year, at Yemin Orde Youth Village and in Village Way Educational Initiatives […]Read More
Friends of Yemin Orde is Now ImpactIsrael. Our new name and new brand identity reflects growing network of educational hubs in Israel . Friends of Yemin Orde has announced the launch of a new name, new brand identity and new tagline. The organization will now be known as ImpactIsrael, effective Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. George […]Read More
Dear friends, Shalom, “A gun which appears in the first act must go off in the third…” (Chekhov). We are now experiencing the unfortunate “third act” in the Ethiopian-Jewish saga, facing a dramatic eruption of pain and frustration. Solomon Tekah, An Ethiopian-Israeli youth, was shot and killed by a policeman, bringing thousands to the streets. […]Read More
ImpactIsrael receives extraordinary gift that allows for completion of funding needed to build two major capital projects at Yemin Orde Youth Village. We are pleased to announce that ImpactIsrael has received a transformative gift of $1.5 million from longtime donors Kathy and Michael Azeez. This gift will allow for the completion of funding needed to […]Read More
Energy and excitement marked this graduation ceremony for 96 high school seniors. Yemin Orde’s high school graduation ceremony, and the evening festivities that follow, reflect the energy and excitement of this important milestone in the lives of the Village’s 96 graduates, who are Israel’s next generation of promising young leaders. Hundreds of friends, family members […]Read More