New Village Way Handbook on Sale in Israel

New handbook to serve as inspirational resource for educators We are proud to report that the new Village Way Handbook is now on sale in bookstores throughout Israel.  The handbook, titled “It Takes a Village”, is written by Dotan Levy, Director, Village Way Educational Institute. Special thanks to World of Children for helping to fund publication […]

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Tikkun Ha’Lev International Gala Raises $1.15M for Israel’s At-Risk Youth

Chaim Peri receives Tikkun Ha’Lev Award for lifetime devotion to Israel’s at-risk youth. Guests from across the United States and Israel gathered on May 8, 2018, at the Mandarin Oriental New York, to honor Israeli visionary educator, Chaim Peri, with the Tikkun Ha’Lev Award for his lifetime devotion to Israel’s youth at risk.  Funds raised at […]

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Important Message from Chaim Peri

Dear Friends – Chaverim Yekarim, Shalom: It’s the drama around us this Pesach that brings me to write you today. It seems like our core ideals are being challenged, and our voice must be heard. As you know, Yemin Orde was there from the beginning, reaching out to young asylum seekers over a decade ago. […]

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New Auditorium and Cultural Center for Yemin Orde

British philanthropists pledge $4.5 million for new Auditorium. Manny and Brigitta Davidson, philanthropists from the United Kingdom, have offered an exciting challenge grant opportunity to ImpactIsrael that will provide funding for the largest transformative  building project ever assumed at Yemin Orde Youth Village. The Davidsons have generously pledged $4.5 million toward a new auditorium and […]

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California Gives Yemin Orde a Warm Welcome

Bringing the Village Way to California. Yemin Orde’s Batya Shmueli and graduate Sheyla Berkovich traveled throughout California on a 10-day tour that included discussions with synagogue groups, Jewish federations, organizations and individuals about Yemin Orde and the expansion of the Village Way educational methodology throughout Israel. Batya serves as the Village’s Resource Director and Community […]

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Welcome to Yemin Orde’s New Grandparents

Yemin Orde’s volunteer grandparents now have 430 additional grandchildren. We wish a warm welcome to Sarah and Mordechai Prins who now serve as Yemin Orde’s resident “Savta” (Hebrew for grandmother) and “Saba” (Hebrew for grandfather). The Village’s volunteer “grandparents” provide  unconditional love, support and friendship to Yemin Orde’s at-risk youth, most of whom do not […]

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Village Way Educators Light the Way for At-Risk Youth

Recently, educators from two Village Way Educational Initiatives  partner schools, located in Arab communities, gathered to network and share first-hand experiences in order to learn from each other. The schools involved in the workshop are Jisr a-Zarka and Mahat Acco School, both vocational schools. Jisr a-Zarka, a newcomer to the Village Way integration process, is located […]

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