Wishing you a safe and happy New Year

September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Los Angeles Friends Gather for Meditative Music

February 26, 2020

The healing and transformative effects of meditative music. Many thanks to the nearly 40 guests who attended a recent ImpactIsrael program in Los Angeles featuring musical visionary and pianist, Murray Hidary, who presented his unique immersive style. We are grateful to ImpactIsrael supporter, Shirin Yadegar and her husband, Peyman, for hosting this event. The Yadegar […]

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Village Way Milestones program helps top educators

Israel’s Top Educators Learn Village Way Essentials

February 25, 2020

Village Way Milestones program trains and empowers Israel’s high school principals and youth village directors. Village Way Educational Initiatives has launched an important leadership training program for school principals and youth village directors designed to create successful educational solutions for their diverse communities and the troubled teens in their care. Israel’s existing educator training programs […]

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ImpactIsrael Receives Four Star Rating

Impactisrael Receives Four Star Rating For Excellence

February 10, 2020

ImpactIsrael outperforms most other charities in America; only 15% of charities evaluated have received at least five consecutive four star evaluations. ImpactIsrael is pleased to announce that for the fifth year in a row, it has received an exemplary Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator, the top independent charity evaluator in the United States. This […]

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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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