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Friends of Yemin Orde: Transforming Lives. Empowering Change.
June 2014

Introducing Yemin Orde's Graduating Class of 2014!

Congratulations to the 2014 graduates of Yemin Orde High School! We celebrate the accomplishments of our youth as they advance to the next stage of their lives with pride, confidence and hope for a bright and successful future as productive citizens of Israel.

YOEI 5th Annual Symposium Great Opportunity for Educators

Hundreds of educators recently gathered in Tel Aviv for the Yemin Orde Educational Initiatives National Educators Symposium. The gathering was a great opportunity for educators to network and engage in discussions about the Village Way educational methodology.

Help Us Meet  New Challenge Grant for Israel’s At-Risk Youth

We have received a $172,000 challenge grant which will make your gift go even farther. The grant, from a private foundation that wishes to remain anonymous, will match dollar for dollar, all new and increased gifts to Friends of Yemin Orde.  

Artwork by Yemin Orde’s Youth Depicted on New Rosh Hashanah Cards

Friends of Yemin Orde’s unique Rosh Hashanah cards will again be available for purchase! Each pack of cards will contain four different reproductions of original artwork by the children at Yemin Orde Youth Village. Cards will be sold in packs of 12 for $30, including shipping.

Shavuot Observance All Night Long

The festive holiday of Shavuot was celebrated with much flourish at Yemin Orde. The celebrations included costumed processionals through the Village, festive meals, singing and all-night study sessions to mark the summer’s first harvest and the receiving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai.

YOEI Staff Provides Flood Relief in Serbia

Two staff members from the Derech Kfar Educational Institute, Tal Waintraub and Tsofia Fuichtwanger, traveled to Serbia with an Israeli delegation of volunteers to help train local emergency responders in recovery efforts from recent catastrophic flooding. The Educational Institute is under the auspices of Yemin Orde Educational Initiatives.

Yemin Orde Video

Discover the Beauty of Yemin Orde

Friends of Yemin Orde is excited to present its video, "Discover Yemin Orde: A Home. A Family. Forever."

Yemin Orde Video