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Israeli youth organization, equivalent to the Boy and Girl Scouts, first started in England by Baden-Powell. Unlike other scouting programs, the Tzofim is coed, and besides camping, sports activities, and community service, they followed the pattern of other Israeli youth organizations and prepared their members for farming and settling on the frontier. The Tzofim have formed several kibbutzim. There are both Jewish and Arab scouts in Israel today, belonging to the Israel Boy and Girl Scout Federation.

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