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August 18, 2019

Dormitory staff training begins!


December 4, 2018

A new addition to Ben Shemen is our veterinary hospital, which includes and ICU unit.  This week, the first angioplasty was performed at the hospital with one of our students scrubbed in!

November 16, 2018

Ben Shemen was proud to be one of the youth villages asked to present at the annual conference of the Public Forum for Youth Villages and Boarding Facilities in Israel.  In the picture is some of the produce being grown in our hydroponic greenhouse.  The greenhouse is...

December 26, 2017

Acharai is an army preparation program.  The following is a letter from the Acharai Coordinator to Kali, the Director of the Boarding Program.

Dear Kali,

The Ben Shemen students participated in an exhausting 3-day march. During this march they dealt with cold, little sle...

December 13, 2017

In honor of Hanukah, our 420 students met in Lehman Square at the center of the Village and created a human hanukia. 
This was followed by a torch march, and a hanukia display celebrating the State of Israel's 70th anniversary.
Hag Sameach
Photos were taken by a drone...

December 4, 2017

Our Ethiopian students celebrated with their fellow students and the Village staff, including a traditional Ethiopian meal.

May 28, 2017

On Thursday May 25, 2017, almost 5000! graduates and friends met at Ben Shemen to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of Ben Shemen. The event, began with a reunion that was organized by Amutat Aviv - the Amuta of Ben Shemen Graduates and Friends led by Zvi...

April 27, 2017

On Sunday April 23, 2017 the students of grade 9a and their teacher, Orit Nachmias, visited the logistic center of Leket Israel in Ra'anana.  At the center they sorted through vegetables, and filled crates to be sent to non-profit organizations involved in food distrib...

March 8, 2017

On Tuesday, March 1, 2017 the school put on its fanciest clothes in honor of Ben Shemen's 90th anniversary; 90 years of action was reflected in the respect and homage paid to the Village.

You honored us with your presence: school supervisors, district supervisors, paren...

February 27, 2017

40,000 runners participated in this annual event held this year on Friday 24.2.17

Among the winners were two Ben Shemen graduates who currently reside in our graduate housing.

Maru Tafri came in first among the Israelis with a time of 2:27:16.

Maro was born in northwest E...

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