The Australasian Zionist Youth Council Inc (AZYC), is the roof body for Australia and New Zealand’s 7 Zionist youth movements16508456_10154469859691795_2627555320278512421_n

Movements affiliated with the AZYC have branches in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra in Australia and Auckland and Wellington in New Zealand. The movements, their Bogrim and dedicated Shlichim work tirelessly with the AZYC to ensures that it youth movements remain at the forefront of informal communal education for young Jews.


T16406555_10154469860556795_7095506338245274044_nhe AZYC coordinates & supports the Shnat Hachshara programmes for all the movements and ensures an efficient registration system for all participants to use before they leave on the Israel program.

The AZYC runs several seminars throughout the year for all Shnat participants, including Opening Seminar and Closing Seminar.

The AZYC assists the smaller communities of Adelaide and Canberra in allowing for movements from the bigger communities to run regular activities. See more about outreach.

The AZYC is run by the AZYC Tzevet, for more information about them, please see here.

All AZYC programs are proudly recognised by MASA Israel Journey – a joint project of the Government of Israel and The Jewish Agency for Israel.