Youth Remember and Rejoice

From a day of remembrance and mourning into a day of joy and celebration. Jewish and Israel education is integrated into the daily life of Yemin Orde Youth Village and experienced in a real, vibrant and meaningful way. While some youth are still quarantined and social distancing remains, everyone commemorated Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom HaZikaron) […]

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Yemin Orde Youth Village COVID-19 Impact

Updates on the living and learning environment for the 110 youth currently residing at the Village. https://www.impact-israel.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Ela-1.mp4 Yemin Orde teen, Ela, extends greetings to everyone as she remains at home, outside the Village, and concentrates on her schoolwork and artwork. Shmuli Bing, Director, Yemin Orde Youth Village, recently provided a video update on the activities […]

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Volunteers Make Special Deliveries to Seniors

Helping others during difficult times is a blessing. Young Men Making A Difference Participants of the Village Way Educational Initiatives’s gap-year pre-military leadership program (Mechina in Hebrew) are delivering meals and medicine to seniors in the community of Hatzor, where the Mechina is located. During the coronavirus crisis, these young men have volunteered to return […]

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2020 Passover Message from Chaim Peri

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 […]

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Care Packages of Learning and Love

Special deliveries to make learning fun and lives brighter during coronavirus isolation. We know that during this crisis, it is crucial for our informal educators, social workers and teachers to be there consistently for our youth. Our staff has made the necessary adjustments in order to meet the emotional and educational needs of the adolescents […]

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Educators Teach and Text to Homebound Students

Village Way educators maintain strong connection with at-risk students isolated at home. Village Way Educational Initiatives partner Makr-Jdede Naamat High School is a small, all-girls high school which serves as a last-chance for teenagers in the Arab villages of Makr and Jdede. Students at this school come from homes facing economic hardship and do not […]

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