Habonim Dror (the Builders of Freedom):
is an international youth movement.
Habonim Dror North America (HDNA) is based on the pillars of Progressive Judaism, Social Justice, Community and Hagshama (actualization of values). Its mission is:
To create Jewish leaders who will actualize the principles of social justice, equality, peace and coexistence in Israel and North America
To build a personal bond and commitment between North American Jewish youth and the State of Israel
There are six summer machanot (camps) in North America. They also run year-round kenim (local chapters) for kids starting in 2nd grade. Once campers reach high school, they can participate in HDNA leadership seminars and programs with peers from across the country and the world!
MBI: Machaneh Bonim
Israel Trip for 11th graders
MBI is Habonim Dror’s five week program in Israel. Participants travel throughout Israel, learn about its history and contemporary society, and build strong ties with other campers of the same age.To learn more, click here
Social Justice Travel Trip in North America for 11th graders
A 3.5-week program, giving participants an opportunity to meet their national shichvah (age group), exploring local issues and organizations, participate in service-learning projects and tiyulim. Additionally, Kadima participants will be exploring Habonim Dror Camps Tavor and Gesher, as well as cities such as Chicago, Detroit, and Toronto.
To learn more, click here