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Habonim Dror (הבונים דרור) is a Jewish, Socialist-Zionist youth movement that operates in North America, as well as around the world. Our aims are to build a personal bond and commitment between North American Jewish youth and the State of Israel, and create Jewish leaders who will actualize the principles of social justice, equality, peace, and coexistence in Israel and in North America.​  

Join us on one of Habonim Dror's programs!

Machaneh Bonim B’Israel (MBI) is an immersive 4 week summer adventure for fifteen and sixteen year olds with a strong focus on leadership training, community building and educational engagement with Israel. Stay tuned for our Summer 2021 dates!

Kadima is a 3.5 week summer program for fifteen and sixteen year olds with a strong focus on Judaism, social justice and community engagement. This year, the program is being hosted by Machaneh Tavor in the Midwest. The Summer 2020 dates are TBA.


Workshop is our 8 month gap year program in Israel, where participants will be volunteering and experiencing collective living. It is the longest running Israel gap-year program. Workshop balances study and service, and connects you to Israel's culture & history through hands on experiential learning and active volunteerism alongside Hanoar HaOved VeHalomed (our Israeli sister youth movement).

Habonim-Hashomer Birthright is a 10 day program in Israel for individuals aged 18-25. Explore your connection to Israel as a shared society and engage with peers working towards a more just, equal and democratic Israeli state. It is completely free and spaces fill up quickly!

Hagshama Seminar is a 9 day group seminar in Israel for Shlav Bet participants in their second and fourth year. Deepen your connection to your kvutsah and Israeli society.