Hineni Youth and Welfare
is a Modern Orthodox
, politically active, Zionist
youth movement. Founded in Sydney, Australia
, with centres currently in Sydney
In Sydney, Hineni is the official youth movement of the Central Synagogue. In Melbourne, Hineni is affiliated with and supported by Caulfield Hebrew Congregation, where weekly meetings take place. In Canberra, Hineni is based at the Canberra Jewish Community Centre.
Hineni runs weekly educational meetings for Jewish
youth from years 3–12, as well as biannual camps, Israel
year programs, seminars and other communal events.As an outreach movement, Hineni welcomes participants of all Jewish backgrounds.
•Hineni provides informal Jewish education to complement that received in school and the home. It provides a relaxed environment, where chanichim (program participants) forge a solid Jewish identity as well as an Australian one.<br />•The last senior summer camp, "Camp Essence", attracted approximately 120 members.
Hineni is a young and dynamic youth movement, albeit with a rich and proud history. Since its establishment as a synagogue youth group in 1974 it has dramatically developed into one of Australia's largest youth movements, defined in its world view and vibrant in its activity:<br />• The movement has grown out of Sydney, branching out into Canberra and later to Melbourne.<br />• The ideology has developed to its current... Read More