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.
Dear Friends, Ma Nishtana – What has changed? This Passover, confronted with unprecedented drama, we may ask ourselves, “What has NOT?” While we heavily rely on the media as our channel to the world, we can also turn our attention inwards. What has not changed is our quest for Tikkun Olam – the mending of […]Read More
Dear Friends, Shalom. Here we are, each household its own island. The hypothetical question – “what would you take with you to a desert island, or who”? – is not hypothetical anymore. Perhaps now we have a chance to prioritize, and figure out the answer to this riddle. I believe there is a hidden blessing […]Read More
Dear Friends, Shalom. While the current, unprecedented events unfold, many graduates call to check how we are doing and to share their concerns. I keep reminding them what they heard when they were younger: that when a crisis happens, the first best step to take, is to pause, look inwards, and take stock of their […]Read More
Youth at Yemin Orde Youth Village receive awards of excellence for academic and personal growth. Each year, educators award youth in grades 9-12 with certificates of excellence that reflect achievement in classroom learning as well as personal growth on many levels. For example, youth receive certificates of excellence due to volunteer efforts, involvement with activities […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More