Habonim UK deserves to be lauded for its guts in standing up to the JNF and Lieberman's dangerous brand of Zionism. That Lieberman called Habo a "marginal element of the delusional left whose only purpose is to defame the state of Israel" is just hilarious.
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Muki Tsur, a former mazkir of the Kibbutz Movement in Israel, writes about liberal Zionism in the Huffington Post as part of a series they're running for Yom Ha'atzmaut. A must-read, particularly for anyone who went on Shnat with Habo and has read Muki's writings before. 'By creating a national home and political sovereignty, the Jewish people took on the responsibility for promoting justice.'
London’s Independent has profiled Habonim Dror in the UK, chronicling the incredible artistic achievements of its now famous graduates. A few choice selections: [Comedian and Habo boger David] Baddiel’s contemporaries in “Habo” included Howie B (Howard Bernstein), the music producer noted for his work with Björk and U2; David Gavurin of the alternative rock group [...]
Here’s a gem of a secret for you: save for a positive environment at home, the best way to instil a strong Jewish identity in young Jews is to send them to a youth movement. Last week, I went back to my old movement, Habonim Dror, for the first time in a few years, and [...]