Bnei Akiva Finland is the most northern snif in the world, with a very warm atmosphere even when temperature reaches minus 25 degrees celsius outside.
This snif in the Finnish capital of Helsinki has around 60 chanichim and madrichim. They are proud to part of Bnei Akiva Scandinavia and Bnei Akiva Europe, and at World Bnei Akiva we are proud of the snif in Finland, one of the fastest growing new snifim we have in the world.
The number of Jews in Finland in 2010 was approximately 1,500, of whom 1,200 lived in Helsinki, about 200 in Turku, and about 50 in Tampere
World Bnei Akiva contact person for Finland is Sari Mayer.
OUR SHLICHIM IN FINLAND
Tomer & Lea Huber
Tomer and Lea from Haifa have been Shlichim for World Bnei Akiva in Helsinki, Finland since August 2017.
WORLD BNEI AKIVA
PROGRAMS FOR FINLAND
Finnish Jewry is eligble to participate in the following programs managed by World Bnei Akiva:
Shalhevet (Israel year program, ages 17-19)
Machane Sayarim (European Summer Camp, ages 15-16)
Shabbat Anafim (Shabbaton in Israel, ages 16-17)
European Leadership Seminar (for Madrichim)
Jewrovision (European song competition, ages 15+)
For all other programs managed by Bnei Akiva Finland, please check online links below, and/or contact our Shlichim.