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Youth Movements


Australian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) is the roof body of Australia’s 6 Zionist youth movements charged with the responsibility of co-ordinating and promoting the various one-year youth movement programs in Israel. The AZYC also serves to unite Australian Zionist youth, irrespective of political and religious beliefs, and ensures that their leaders remain at the forefront of informal education.


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Shnat Hachshara

Shnat Hachshara is a year long educational and leadership program that is run for school leavers. The six Zionist youth movements of Australia run independent programs for their chanichim which consist of a variety of Jewish learning, leadership training, touring, hiking, kibbutz experiences, army training, community service and the list goes on.

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