Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed
Histadrut HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed , sometimes abbreiviated to No'al is an Israel
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i youth movement, a sister movement of Habonim Dror
Habonim Dror
Habonim Dror is a Jewish Labour Zionist youth movement formed by the merger in 1982 of the Habonim and Dror youth movements. Habonim Dror's sister movement in Israel is Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed, the Working and Studying Youth.-Ideology:...

, the Labor Zionist movement.

Along with Hashomer Hatzair
Hashomer Hatzair
Hashomer Hatzair is a Socialist–Zionist youth movement founded in 1913 in Galicia, Austria-Hungary, and was also the name of the group's political party in the Yishuv in the pre-1948 British Mandate of Palestine...

 of Israel
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, Histadrut HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed are member of the International Falcon Movement - Socialist Education International.

The movement was founded in 1924 by youth working to defend their rights. The first name of the movement was "Hanoar HaOved" ("The Working Youth") and it was connected to the Histadrut
HaHistadrut HaKlalit shel HaOvdim B'Eretz Yisrael , known as the Histadrut, is Israel's organization of trade unions. Established in December 1920 during the British Mandate for Palestine, it became one of the most powerful institutions of the State of Israel.-History:The Histadrut was founded in...

. in 1959 it was connected with "HaTnua HaMeu'he'det" ("The United Movement") and the name was changed to HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed.

In the 1990s, along with the decline of the kibbutz movement, HaNoar HaOved VeHalomed began re-examining the ideal life path of its members, which had always began settling kibbutzim in gar'inim after finishing their mandatory period of army service. Instead, a model started to be put forward in which bogrim ("graduates") of the movement formed small urban communes working in society, particularly in education. Today, there are about 1,000 members of HaNoar HaOved VeHalomed's Tnuat Bogrim ("Movement of Graduates") living in small communes in cities or kibbutzim and working in Israeli Society - mostly in education and the youth movement. The youth movement and the Tnuat Bogrim are called "Dror-Israel" movement, which is named after the historical "Dror" movement in Europe.

Some of the graduates of the movement have become Knesset members, prime ministers, and presidents, such as Yitzhak Rabin
Yitzhak Rabin
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, Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres
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 and Moshe Ya'alon
Moshe Ya'alon
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Goals of membership

The movement aims that each member aspires to the following goals:
  1. A movement graduate who sees the human being and his happiness as the central foundation of his creation and lives by this belief.
  2. A movement graduate who stands for democratic and socialist principles.
  3. A movement graduate who sees in the Jewish tradition a source of inspiration and influence, not a source of authority.
  4. A movement graduate whose own responsibility and criticism are the foundations of his life conception and life-style's consolidation.
  5. A movement graduate who bases his material and cultural existence on his own creation.
  6. A movement graduate who is involved and active in social changing processes led by his beliefs and concepts.
  7. A movement graduate whose ambition is to live in the state of Israel and takes part in its defense and building.
  8. A movement graduate whose ambition is to live in a Kibbutz or in any other socialist and cooperative way of living.


The uniform of the HaNoar HaOved VeHalomed is a blue shirt (Blue collar
Blue collar
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) which symbolises the working class
Working class
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, with red lacing which symbolises Socialism
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