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ImpactIsrael Remembers Dr. Nicholas N. Kittrie z”l

January 28, 2020

ImpactIsrael represents Yemin Orde Youth Village at memorial service for the remarkable life of Dr. Nicholas N. Kittrie. Dr. Kittrie passed away on Dec. 9, 2019, at the age of 93. On Monday, January 27, 2020, a memorial service and celebration of his life was held at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. Dr. Kittrie […]

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Yemin Orde Graduates Surpass National Average for IDF Service

January 27, 2020

Israel’s military conducted a study of high schools across Israel relative to IDF service and pre-military gap-year programs. Yemin Orde Youth Village recently received statistics that reflected a high percentage of its graduate’s participating in pre-military gap-year leadership programs and then served in Israel’s military service. The data was collected by the military and related […]

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Village Way Programs Build Confidence and Creative Expression

January 22, 2020

Educators at three Village Way partner educational communities have launched new impactful programs in their schools that celebrate cultural diversity, as well as offer creative and confidence-building extra-curricular activities. The three communities, all of which are relative newcomers to the Village Way process are Ramat Hadassah Youth Village (near Haifa), Amal Ben-Ami Tech IN high […]

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Welcome to ImpactIsrael new staff member, Liz Klibanoff

January 22, 2020

ImpactIsrael welcomes Liz Klibanoff as its Senior Director of Development. ImpactIsrael is pleased to welcome Elizabeth (Liz) Klibanoff as its Senior Director of Development. Klibanoff previously served as Director, Financial Resource Development, for AMIT in New York City. In her new role with ImpactIsrael, Klibanoff will build on her fundraising expertise to increase donor engagement […]

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Exciting Leadership Changes at ImpactIsrael

January 22, 2020

ImpactIsrael announces exciting leadership changes to its Board of Directors as the 2020 national fundraising campaign gets underway. Robert Arogeti (Atlanta) will serve a three-year term as new Board Chair. Arogeti most recently served as ImpactIsrael’s National Campaign Chair. He succeeds George W. Blank whose three year tenure (2017-2019) included the creation of a comprehensive […]

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Graduate Day Offers Opportunities to Receive and to Give Back

January 22, 2020

Graduates receive scholarships for higher education. Nearly 100 graduates of Yemin Orde returned to the Village on January 14 to receive scholarships to attend colleges and universities throughout Israel. Graduate Day is one of the most important and popular days of the year as it reinforces the promise and support of a hopeful future, as […]

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Family Day Brings Special Visitors to Village

January 22, 2020

Annual program offers family members the chance to meet teachers, informal educators at Yemin Orde. Just prior to the Israel-wide winter school break, family members of youth at Yemin Orde Youth Village arrived for the annual Family Day program. The Village organized buses from various locations across Israel to make it easier for the special […]

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ImpactIsrael Announces New Board Chair

January 8, 2020

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, […]

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Letter from President Rivlin to Yemin Orde’s Youth

December 11, 2019

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 […]

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Village Way Concepts Incorporated in Arab High School

December 10, 2019

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 […]

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